kscott

Working for yourself and artistry often bring many challenges. Some I expect and others surprise me. Right now I am struggling with something that never plagued me so much before. That is Discipline. Maybe its summer, maybe its the less than rigorous schedule, maybe its fear, maybe its something entirely different. I’ve been struggling to …

Illustration: Lace Up Those Shoes Read More »

I spent a little time reflecting on things I wrote in my journal throughout June. And they were things that were still popping into my head so I let them stew a little. Then I realized I wanted to get them down outside of my journal, so I decided to hand letter them into my …

Hand Lettered Sketchbook/Journal Read More »

At the end of this month, I have something new coming to my shop! My kids and I created a planner that works for them using my Celestial Galaxies patterns. And I’m really excited about showing you the final result. But until then, I have lunch/note cards that you can download right now.   I …

Celestial Galaxies Encouragement Cards Read More »

I have to admit, this week was absolutely not a good week of focus for me. But I knew it was coming (thank you yearly planning) and I didn’t sweat it. It’s ok that I got only 2 things done on my list this week. I feel like that’s a running verse in my head – It’s …

5 Free Resources to Focus Read More »

This week I’ve been reading Martin Schleske’s The Sound of Life’s Unspeakable Beauty and in one of his first chapters he explains the importance of opposites and embracing the whole of each opposite to attain beauty. Everything has opposites. He uses words like familiarity and surprise or serenity and passion or freedom and loyalty. By …

Wholeness Embraced Read More »

This is a quick compilation of the letters and numbers I created for 36 Days of Type. Next I’ll be going through the process of refining them, bringing them together, creating hand printed versions, and finally patterns for a full collection. Just thought I would give you a peek at what I’ve been drawing these …

Natural Letters Read More »

I make it no secret that I love paper products. Journals, notebooks and sketchbooks are included in that category so I have many of them. Beyond my love for paper, I’ll advocate journaling because it’s actually good for you. And paper journaling is doubly good because hand writing is also proven to be beneficial (but …

8 Journaling Ideas to Start Today (And Why It’s Good For You) Read More »

So which one do you tends toward? I’m not sure if I’ve ever met someone who is great at all three but if they exist, I’m sure they are one amazing person! Me, I’m better at envisioning and then planning. Implementing, lets say, is the harder thing for me (nicely put). In fact apparently any …

Envisioning, Planning, or Implementing Read More »

Did you know April is National Card and Letter Writing Month? When was the last time you wrote a hand written note to someone? (A quick jot counts!) And what better way to celebrate than the release of my Expectancy note cards! Perfect to get into the note writing habit. Something I’ve truly been meaning …

Expectancy Notecards Read More »

With the release of my newest Expectancy print, I wanted to share with you a behind the scenes the process I used to screen print it. Before I get to the screen printing part of my process there is a lot of ideating, sketching, and digitally creating the artwork.  But that’s another story for another …

Expectancy: The Screenprint Process Read More »