Everyone needs a guru, or someone who reminds us to be the best that we can be. Chris Guillebeau continues to be that guru for me. He is human (and like the rest of us, flawed) but he is also generous, compassionate, smart and kind.
Tagged Watercolor and Gouache Renderings
Some of My Favorite Things – Giving Thanks Edition
Sometimes levity is the best remedy. Here are some funny job ads I've come across in my two years of job searching.
How to Render Diamonds on Vellum and Canson Art Papers
How to render diamonds on vellum paper and Canson art paper with step-by-step visual and verbal instructions
A Design a Day – (Day 365! Celebrating One Year of Posting a Design a Day)
This post wraps up 365 days of design - mainly jewelry - by award-winning jewelry designer Joana Miranda
A Design a Day – Day 364 (The Penultimate Design…Infinity-Inspired Because the Ideas Are Still Coming)
I'm celebrating the penultimate day of my year-long blog project of posting a design a day. Today's design is based on the infinity symbol since I feel that my designing will continue 'til infinity.
A Design a Day – Day 363 (If I Can Do It, So Can You!)
How to beat this economy? Create...your art, your network, your friends, your passion and your dreams.
A Design a Day – Day 361 (Going with the Flow)
This colorful geometric gemstone pendant rendering is paired with a wise and inspirational saying from Josiah Gilbert Holland
A Design a Day – Day 355 (Assessing Progress)
As artists it is easy to fall prey to the self-defeating thought, "I haven't created anything new." This series of earring variations on a common design motif is paired with an inspiring quote from George Balanchine to prove that new combinations can result in new and varied outcomes.
A Design a Day – Day 348 (New Beginnings)
A watercolor and gouache painting of a couple embracing in the rain serves as a reminder of life's small moments of peace and beauty.
A Design a Day – Day 347 (Recipe for Progress: Put One Foot In Front of the Other)
Sometimes pushing through resistance to meet your goals brings golden benefits to your mood and energy.