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Scholarship Short List!

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Recently I submitted my designs for the “Art and Business of Surface Pattern Design” Scholarship competition in association with the Print & Pattern blog. And I was surprised that out of over 300 applications I made it into the Top 50! I didn’t win, but I am very inspired by all the artwork submitted and it’s just more rocket fuel to pursue onward and upward with new designs coming soon :) Click Here to see some finalists including yours truly. And click Here to see my Agency’s post about it as well!

i Love Paper

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I decided to participate in my first Blog Hop, because, well, as an artist I LOVE PAPER!! And for me in particular my weapon of choice is the sketchbook. The excitement of getting a brand new sketchbook coupled with the anxiety of making the first drawing perfect. Well this year I’m trying to break through that artistic apprehension and just DRAW DRAW DRAW!!! Not thinking, just drawing, the thinking will come organically as I sketch. I am not going to be perfect, I am not going to worry about which of my many sketchbooks I will draw in, I will just draw in whichever one inspires me to draw in at that moment! Here it goes!!!

The PaperLove Blog Hop is a celebration of all things paper! Follow the links to discover more bloggers who love paper and use it to inspire and delight. And if you want to explore a whole world of paper, and stretch your paper passion further with a host of creative projects, why not join the innovative new online course PaperLove (starts March 31). Led by book artist Rachel Hazell, PaperLove is a five week creative adventure for paper lovers. Find out more here

Majo Bautista / Tona Bell / Louise Best / Cathy Bluteau / Jennifer Bomgardner / Giova Brusa / Lindsay Buck / Beka Buckley / Joanna Caskie / Jonathan Chapman (Mr Yen) / Halle Cisco / Sarah Clare / Cathryn Clarge / Dawn Clarkson / Rhiannon Connelly / Jenny D’Fuego / Molly Dhiman / Ian Dudley / Ayisatu Emore / Akmal Farid / Monika Forsberg / Claire Fritz-Domeney / Louise Gale / Chrissy Gaskell / Julie Hamilton / Emma Hawman / Rachel Hazell / Holly Helgeson / Claudine Hellmuth / Kim Henkel / Sarah Hoffman / Joanne Hus / Paula Joerling / Beth Kempton / Julie Kirk / Eos Koch / Katie LaClair / Kristy Lankford / Michelle Manolov / Doreen Marts / Rosie Martinez-Dekker / Tori Mears / Maria Mederios / Lise Meijer / Debbie Miller / MaryJane Mitchell / Suzy Naidoo / Grace Noel / Hannah Nunn / Camilla Olsson / Jo Packham / Rachelle Panagarry / Monette Pangan / Melanie Paul / Nicole Piar / Jen Pitta / Liz Plummer / Julie Reed / Michelle Reynolds / Lisa Rivas / Angee Robertson / Natalie Ryan / Aisling Ryan / Elisabet Sapena / Kyrrha Sevco / Jamie Sprague / Elizabeth Steele / Terri Stephens / Juniper Stokes / Mary Tanana / Maike Thoma / Linda Tieu / Gabrielle Treanor / Tammy Tutterow / Deborah Velasquez / Jordan Vinograd Kim / Cat Whipple / Brooke Witt / Katie Wood / Amelia Woodbridge

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