Category Archives: Female Artists

The Creative Flow: Where Everything is Connected, And Light And Dark Become Indistinguishable

WARNING: I address a serious topic in this post, so, if you’re looking for something light and cheery, maybe check out this post instead. Sorry, not everything on this blog can be cute and playful. I want there to be … Continue reading

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(Not So) Quick Draw: Land of Opportunity

Here is my latest cartoon, entitled “Land of Opportunity.” I hoped to make it a quick draw, but underestimated the amount of time it would take to construct. Plus, I’m out of practice and wanted to make these drawings as … Continue reading

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I’m Coming, I’m Coming, I’m Coming!

Hey, everyone. A lot is going on with me (hopefully leading to good things, fingers crossed), so I’ve been a bit inattentive with the blog. But, I am back at it (remind myself that this art blog is part of … Continue reading

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Scumbling Back Up the Ranks

Hey, everyone. Katie here, author of Scumbling Up Art. I am finally restarting the blog. (Go to * if you want to skip my backstory and get straight to the art.) Why did I stop? Eh, hard to say. Several … Continue reading

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Be an artist: make a mess!

“Be an artist: make a mess!” This is not a derogatory statement, it’s the anthem of Creatives (many of whom may be self-deprecating, but that’s another story). Here’s the rule of thumb when creating something: it’s never bad, it just … Continue reading

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Just a pup: today’s Pick of the Litter

I’m usually bitter and jealous towards  those dang prodigy kids. Sometimes you see them on Jeopardy: They know  Aristotle’s Rhetoric better than a kindergartner knows the ABCs, yet you trump them on questions regarding pop culture, literature and video games. … Continue reading

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The Scumbler!

Have you been scumbling on a regular basis? I should be smart here: for those of you who aren’t obsessed with the arts like I am, scumbling is a form of shading which is, as best as I can describe … Continue reading

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