MANGA MANIA: manga may take over my drawing pad from time to time!


“mangahappy” (pending title), graphite on paper, 2013. MANGA!!!!   漫画 ! I sound just as hyper as manga characters usually appear, huh? You can probably picture vocal lines coming out of my mouth or stars exploding from my head as I say that, huh?! Now I really DO sound hyper… There are actually a variety of…

CORRECTION: Moore, Oklahoma death toll


Hello, readers. Yesterday, I posted an article of encouragement and various ways to help the people of Moore, Oklahoma. You can read it here: CLICK. The issue at hand in this Correction post is that, in the post, I mistakenly listed the death toll as being 91. I, of course, was way off. My apologies…

MOVIN ON UP II: i’ve reached 20 followers & 50 likes!!


The last time I typed up an article like this (Movin On Up: i’ve reached 10 followers!!), I had, well as stated in the title, reached 10 followers. That was a big accomplishment for me! Any amount of followers is a big deal because people taking time to keep up with things you write is…

I’VE BEEN FEATURED II!: my blog has been awarded!


A few days ago, I posted about my work being featured on RAWZ (previous post), an art/design display, inspiration site. It is SUCH an awesome site, too! I have HEARTED (my girly way of saying ‘LOVED’) abduzeedo and RAWZ for sooo long… Then on August 31st, I received another pleasant surprise in my email: I…

YOU REALLY LIKE ME!: thank you to my followers & readers!


I just wanted to make an important entry here: to thank my followers (15 so far, a very good number for me!!) & my readers (10,716 hits at the time of this post)!! That 15 people who can follow any blog their eyes cross upon, any other blog that they want…that they would take the time…

MOVIN ON UP: i’ve reached 10 followers!!


Thank you, thank you (just imagine me bowing on a stage as flowers are thrown at me and picking them up as I look bashful and truly humble…now replace said flowers with art supplies being thrown at me-much better and FREE!)!! Really, I am very happy and humbled that I’ve attained 10 people who don’t…