I was recently laid off from my job at a company I worked at for over twenty years as a result of the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The company let almost fifty percent of the workforce go as part of this layoff. Similar layoffs have been happening everywhere. I truly sympathize with anyone who has suddenly found themselves without a job as a result of this pandemic. I can honestly say that it left me reeling.Continue reading
Some time ago, I was asked to design a boat name graphic for a client from Martha’s Vineyard. The name of the boat is the Love n’ Hate which has an inside meaning to the owners. That being said, the client wanted the graphic to communicate the primary activity that the boat is used for, which is fishing. I really enjoyed designing this logo and hope to get more opportunities to take on similar projects designing boat name graphics in the future.
I always longed to be the type of person that carried a sketchbook and made time to draw in it every day. But even after rediscovering the joy of drawing some years ago, I’ve failed time and time again in my attempts to make this a consistent creative habit… never mind reaching 100 days of drawing in a row. So often I would get inspired to draw and begin carrying my sketchbook with me for a few days in a row, or even a week. But life would always seem to get in the way and my sketchbook would soon go back to sitting on the desk… again. [Read more…]