Muse of the Month: The Secret of Kells

For July’s Muse of the Month, I’m excited to talk about one of the most under-appreciated animated films of all time, and one of my favorite movies ever… The Secret of Kells! A breathtaking visual journey, The Secret of Kells follows an ambitious Irish boy named Brendan, who, against his uncle’s wishes, becomes enthralled with the … More Muse of the Month: The Secret of Kells

Muse of the Month: Rejected Princesses

This month, I’m excited to talk a little about a fantastic website run by ex-Dreamworks animator Jason Porath, who is the researcher, writer, and artist behind May’s Muse of the Month: Rejected Princesses. The series is an ongoing project that focuses on the stories of real, remarkable women throughout history, who, in Porath’s own words, “had agency, conflict, and … More Muse of the Month: Rejected Princesses

Muse of the Month: The National Park Service

February’s Muse of the Month might seem like a strange choice to some readers… when most people think “inspiring,” the National Park Service probably isn’t the first thing that springs to mind. Those of you who’ve been keeping up with my blog in recent months might have an idea of why I chose this as my Muse … More Muse of the Month: The National Park Service

Muse of the Month: An Atlas of Anatomy for Artists

November’s Muse of the Month is a book I’d initially bought to use for a figure drawing class in college, but it’s also a great resource for any artist coming to grips with basic human anatomy. That book is An Atlas of Anatomy for Artists! Atlas provides a plethora of wonderful reference images for any artist who wants … More Muse of the Month: An Atlas of Anatomy for Artists