A Color Narrative Workshop — Winner! Winner!

We have a winner! A BIG HAPPY CONGRATS TO — FAYEAOWENS! I will be sending you a DM on instagram with details! I can’t wait to see you in class! Thank you everyone for the sweet comments and new follows! Stay tuned for more fun!      

the stamps are here. get inspired!

You guys! The day is here and so are the stamps! Can we get a big “yippy skippy!!!” But first let’s give some cheers for the winner from yesterday’s blog giveaway. Are you ready, can you hear the drum roll! A happy congrats and wahoo goes to… Courtney Walsh! The stamps are ready to skip to their new homes and studios. Ready to be filled with color and your very one style and flair. Hop on over to the shop and check out all the sets.  I am beyond happy with this new offering and would love to see how you are using your stamps to create, I mean who doesn’t love sassy girl stamps! ( another THANKS to stamping bella) …and just for giggles, let’s use #danielledonaldsoninspired and get this party started! Giveaway note:  Courtney Walsh, we will be in touch!

everyday superpowers. what are yours?

I am so excited to share my new line of stamps! If you loved my bitty, illustrated girls but would like to just skip the drawing part and jump right into the coloring goodness – you’ll love these! I have joined up with stamping bella  to create my first set of stamps – and each one has a story to tell (literally!). Go pick your favorite and comment on this blog post for your chance to win it! (Yep – I am giving one of these sweet and sassy girls away tomorrow. You can see the first five HERE and the second five HERE. Don’t forget to come back to this blog post to let me know which is your favorite (the name) and why! And if you don’t win, don’t be sad – you can buy them in my shop in just a few days!    

A Color Narrative (Early Bird Alert)

I am so excited to share the news my NEW workshop at the Jeanne Oliver Newtwork — a Color Narrative! Color tells stories and shares emotion in ways words can’t. In our time together, I’ll help you discover the beauty of each color and the stories they are ready to help you share through your art. We’ll begin by learning how to build limited color palettes that travel well and push you to figure out how to create your own beautiful colors. Once we have built our palettes, we’ll learn to mix a plethora of colors with a series of simple questions and adjustments. Next, we’ll work on some exercises that will reveal the importance of composition in storytelling – painting different kinds of watercolor washes with an emphasis on layering techniques and mark-making. We’ll conclude our time together with a pretty give-it-a-spin illustration project that includes a fancy globe filled …