Tinker

The Sweetest Bond

This little illustration is inspired by a poem a wrote. The poem turned out really dark. I was in a weird space at the time. But the illustration does not match the mood of the poem at all. Not sure what to think of it.

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3 Tips for Building a Successful Creative Career

When you’re just starting out as an artist, it can be difficult to know which step to take first when it comes to building a creative career. Based on my 7 years of experience as a practicing artist and educator, there are three main things you can do to propel your career.

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The Sweetest Bond

The Sweetest Bond

A little painting I created after feeding giraffes with my daughter at the Denver zoo. They are such beautiful animals. Being near them was such a special experience!

How to Network and Build Meaningful Relationships

Hi there!

I’m so glad you’ve found my blog. I love sharing my artwork but I also want to venture into posting content that might be useful for other artists. I figured I should start with what I have found to be the absolute most important thing in my journey as a professional artist: networking!!!

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The Lucky Bunny

The Lucky Bunny

Rosie is a very lucky bunny. She has the biggest burrow, the fanciest clothes, and the fluffiest tail. She is also friends with everyone… everyone except Floppy, the unluckiest bunny in school. Floppy lives in a tiny burrow, wears home-stitched clothes and her tail hangs limp. She also stays far away from Rosie. For every time she’s around her, she feels even unluckier than usual.

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The Hawk and the Horse

The Hawk and the Horse

Heru, the baby hawk, sits in a tree, searching for her family. As snow covers her body, she thinks, “If I was a sweet sparrow or a singing lark, anyone would help me… but with my hooked beak and my sharp claws, no one will ever come near me.” At this thought, a tear slides down her face.

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The Fabulous Fox

The Fabulous Fox

Crimson is a fabulous fox who is the best at everything she does. She is the stealthiest, cleverest, speediest, but unfortunately, also the proudest fox in the forest.

One morning, when Crimson comes out of her den, she sees that all the foxes are grouped around a newcomer. “His name is Bean,” one of her friends tells her. “Huh, what a strange name for a fox,” she thinks, “I suppose it goes with his dull brown fur.” At this thought, she looks at her own fabulous fur and smirks in pride. He’s small, quiet, and no match for her. So, she turns away and doesn’t even look at him again.

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Mysterious Moon

Mysterious Moon

Come stop your hiding,

It will be alright.

The sun is gone,

Shine your light.

I want to see you,

Glow in the dark sky.

I’m waiting for you,

Please don’t hide.

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