French Inspiration

Marian Parsonsa slice of life, Artistic Endeavors, sketches102 Comments

Last week, I shared that I was heading to France and Italy in September.  In fact, it’s just under two weeks away now and I am positively giddy about it.  I find it hard to even focus on the things I need to work on now, because my mind keeps drifting to my upcoming trip and how much I want … Read More

“better to create crap than to not create at all”

Marian ParsonsArt, Artistic Endeavors, sketches71 Comments

For a long time, I’ve had a hang-up with sketchbooks, notebooks & journals. Don’t misunderstand me.  I love them.  I walk through the notebook/journal section almost every time I’m at a store that carries them.  I look for ones with beautiful bindings, filled with inviting papers.  And I’ve certainly bought enough of them. But, what I’ve accumulated is a collection … Read More