Showing posts from March, 2020

3.04 Hayley Ward, Artist and Art Teacher

In this episode of My Creative Life, my guest was Haley Ward. She is an art educator and artist. I had the pleasure of getting to know Haley from working in Bulloch Co. Schools. She talks about her passion for being a teacher and an artist. She started a digital media program at her school for visual arts. She talks about her experiences.  To see more of Hayley's work and teaching visit:

Here is the link to the interview.
My Creative Life Podcast

3.03 Sumam Azzam, Illustrator

In this episode I had Sumam Azzam, a fellow grad student in the MFA program at SCAD. We had Digital Solutions for Illustrators together. He has some outstanding work in portraiture and concept art. He's working on his thesis and took some time away from his busy schedule to talk about his passion for painting and teaching. If you would like to see his work check out his Instagram @sumamx.
Listen to the interview at My Creative Life with Nancy Miller.

09 Speed Painting and Talk. Adding Value in Photoshop CC 2020

I've learned a lot in my Drawing for Illustrators Grad class. I think I'm starting to realize that I have better instincts then I think when it comes to my own artwork. I am getting better at critiquing artwork. 
In this 09 episode, I do a talk while speed painting about the importance of adding values in your illustration work. Also found this amazing app called Brush Box. Extensions are a great way to add those little things you wish Photoshop did better. I got it from
It does a great job. The only thing is sometimes you have to click the brush maybe more then once to switch it. Don't care like the ability to organize and color code my brushes. For $15 it's pretty sweet.