Day 22: Wildflowers in the Night

Day 22: Wildflowers in the Night Size: 3.5 x 2.5 inches / 9 x 6 cm Medium: watercolor and black acrylic paint Available for purchase? YES 1) What inspired this piece? I always love the look of things silhouetted against the backdrop of a sunrise or sunset. 2) Why did you give it that title? …

Follow Charity Organizations on Social Media

ACTION OF THE DAY: Like the Trade of Innocents Facebook page and follow on Twitter Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TradeofInnocents Twitter: https://twitter.com/toimovie Staying in touch with charity organizations really helps you to stay up to date on the issue and to learn new ways to get involved and help. Trade of Innocents is a wonderful resource website where this 31 …

Day 21: Mei’s Forest of Broken Hearts

Day 21: Mei’s Forest of Broken Hearts Size: 2.5 x 3.5 inches / 6 x 9 cm Medium: colored pencil Available for purchase? YES 1) What inspired this piece? I was inspired by the movie House of Flying Daggers, directed by Zhang Yimou and starring Zhang Ziyi, Takeshi Kaneshiro, and Andy Lau. 2) Why did …

Start a Pinterest Board for Human Trafficking

ACTION OF THE DAY: Start a human trafficking board on Pinterest Pinterest is a great place to gather together and organize all in one place the resources, articles, and information on human trafficking, charities, and lists of actions we can all do to help. (Don’t forget to pin this post to your new board!) To …

Day 20: Tardis

Day 20: Tardis Size: 3.5 x 2.5 inches / 9 x 6 cm Medium: acrylic paint Available for purchase? SOLD 1) What inspired this piece? Doctor Who! 2) Why did you give it that title? The Tardis is the name of the Doctor’s time traveling machine. 3) Did you use a photo reference or model? …

Join your Local LOVE146 Task Force

ACTION OF THE DAY: Join your local Love146 Take Force: http://146taskforce.org/ Love146 Task Force encourages local groups to gather and make a difference for human trafficking. It’s each of us and our communities. To change society, it starts with a group of little ol’ us! “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens …

Day 19: Someone Interesting

Day 19: Someone Interesting Size: 5 x 7 inches / 13 x 18 cm Medium: acrylic paint Available for purchase? YES 1) What inspired this piece? Langs-Mello and his photography. 2) Why did you give it that title? I didn’t know the name of the model, but I thought she looked like a very interesting …

Running Around in the Land of Animation

If you have been following my on my social media, you will already have seen that I have been lightly dipping my toes into the world of animation. Wheel Around the Sun 🌅🌅🌅 Trailing the sun. 🌅🌅🌅 This is my first time attempting a full animation scene! It’s only about 15 seconds log, but it …

10 Art Tools & Resources that Changed My Art Life

A resource list for artists! The following is a list of tools I wish knew about when I first began and a list of resources that have made life as an artist so much easier. GOLDEN ACRYLICS I primarily work with acrylic paints, and it has endured as my favorite medium to work in. However, …

Human Trafficking Hotlines

ACTION OF THE DAY: Put the Polaris Project hotline number in your phone: 1-888-373-7888 Text to BeFree (233733) (Also known as the National Human Trafficking Resource Center HOTLINE) Call this hotline to Report situations of possible exploitation Call to find an emergency shelter, legal services, and counseling if you are being exploited Call to ask …