Art Room Archive

The Traveler’s Notebook: My New Addiction

I may have found my new addiction. It has all the red flags of a paycheck drain, gorgeous leather (oh how I love the smell of leather), amazing beautiful colored paper, little inserts that are nothing but blank canvases begging to be drawn and written upon, every kind of gizmo and gadget you could ever need

Where the Heck Is Redhotwritinghood??

Can it seriously be that I haven’t written a new blog post since September? What happened?!? I am rather PO’ed at myself for letting that much time go by. The truth is, time flies by too quickly and good intentions can get cast to the side so easily. I really have thought about my blog; posts

Inspiring Creativity

I feel the need for a little inspiration today. Sometimes I get so lost in the day-to-day that I need a moment to escape and daydream. This post is to inspire me and to hopefully inspire you as well. Creativity I have no name Until you name me. I have no form Until you shape

Getting Ready for Los Angeles

I have the opportunity in October to go to the Adobe Max conference in Los Angeles.  I will be staying for a whole 5 days and I am completely stoked. As a designer there are not many companies that are held with higher regard then Adobe. They are the makers of some of the greatest design/art software programs

10 Awesome Free Stock Image Sites for For Use in Your Blog Posts

Never underestimate the power of a good image to catch your viewer’s eye! Some bloggers like to use images that they take themselves. They don’t have to worry about copyright issues or the cost, stock images can be pretty pricey. Plus using your own can have a more personal feel. I actually prefer to use a

Number 6

Wordless Wednesday Number 6 Image taken with: iPhone 4s Editing Apps used: Photoshop Express (Brightness/Contrast, Hue/Saturation) Tangled FX (The Light Side) This is a replica of the “Number 6” doll from the Tim Burton film “9” that my daughter had made by a local artist for my last birthday. I found this really cool app