Last year, I did #LiteraryWhiteboardLettering, a project in which I lettered book quotes on school whiteboards every day that I gave a book talk to my students. It was my way of fostering a reading culture in my STEM school. This year, I changed schools. I wanted to keep promoting reading by lettering book quotes in my classroom. #LiteraryBlackboards was born.Continue reading “Literary Blackboards”
Last week, on a rainy Saturday, I had my first experience selling my art in a festival setting! It was one of those things that I thought I would never do–my personality just isn’t right for selling my art in person, I thought. But, y’all, it was fun. Here’s the story of how it came to be!Continue reading “My First Experience as an Art Vendor!”
This weekend I got to be a vendor at the Rockwall Comic Fest, hosted by Rockwall ISD. Here are the designs I featured as stickers or posters at the event! You can find all the stickers at my Etsy shop here, or click through the quick links blow (see product title) to see my designs on several products, including mugs, notebooks, and tote bags!Continue reading “Quick Links to My Comic Fest Products!”
I have a confession to make.
I love Cecil B. DeMille’s 1956 The Ten Commandments. All three hours and forty minutes of it. And not just because of nostalgia because my family used to watch it every year. Not just because Charlton Heston is so epic, it’s comical, but then loops back to epic again. Not just because that parting of the waters scene and the tornado of fire still impresses me… but because I had a huge crush on Joshua.Continue reading “Four Designs, Three Chalkboards, Two Languages, One Verse, and One Strange Crush”
When I started The Nerd Lady, one of my many hopes for my creative projects was to create artwork that could get girls excited about science and adventure. I wanted to create dinosaur and outer space art for little girls like mine so they could dream about discovery and exploration. There’s plenty of this for boys, but not much for girls. As I started focusing more and more on literary lettering, however, I let go of this hope.
Until this year.Continue reading “From Instagram Message to Nursery Decor: The Making of the Moon Board!”