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artistic travel journal advertising for a travel journaling creative retreat to cappadocia, turkey


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Ever wish you could learn to create a beautiful travel journal to document your most memorable vacations around the world? How about traveling and learning with me in stunning Cappadocia? I KNOWWWWW!! You may have followed along vicariously with my trips to Morocco and Thailand in 2022 and 2023 through my IG stories. So you […]

Travel Journal Adventure to Cappadocia


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Grab your iPad and get Procreate locked and loaded, my creative pals! It’s time for a Procreate Party! A full weekend filled with live procreate tutorials from loads of talented instructors! What’s a Procreate Party?: It’s a two-day long event hosted by Peggy Dean of The Pigeon Letters. She’s brought together loads of instructors to […]

Loads of Procreate tutorials all weekend? It’s a Procreate Party!

Moodboard with 1960s-1970s vibes


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Remember The Market at Ballenger? The wonderful themed + curated local handcraft + vintage market I have been a part of since its start in 2020? Well they’ve rebranded and I’m humbled that I was hired to be the one to design their new look.   Introducing: The Merrymaker’s Market!     Inspiration included vintage […]

Brand Design: The Merrymaker’s Market


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Last year I wanted to host a drawing challenge on Instagram, only I didn’t start thinking about it until after Thanksgiving which left me with only days to pull something together. “Next year“, I told myself. Well wouldn’t you know it? I actually held to my plan to host a drawing challenge this December, ADHD […]

Happy Holi-yays Drawing Challenge – Coming December 1st!


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It’s a difficult question to answer. My initial response is to say no, not yet, but I’m working on it. And then I take a second and realize that where I am today feels incredible when I think about where I was a year or two ago. October 2020 Alicia had her arm in an […]

Am I A Success? • Immersion Live with Bonnie Christine… and me!


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Okay, first of all: HOLY SH!T. MY NAME is on the selvedge edge of fabric right alongside the name Cotton + Steel, one of my favorite fabric manufacturers. I mean quite literally, I think I might own more C + S fabric than any other manufacturer. WILD. I’ll go over the process of how this […]

Introducing Jungle Cruisin’ – my first fabric collection released with Cotton + Steel!


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Sometime last year I tried my hand at making my own font. Because of course I needed to learn another skill… Anyway, I uploaded it to Creative Market and then never did much of anything with it. ADHD strikes again, my friends. But I think this whimsical font needs to make its official entrance into […]

New font alert: Flowerbox!

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No kitten around.

I've created a sketchbook challenge guide filled with 30 days of exercises and loads of sketchbook prompts - and it's totally free. No kitten around.

it's free!

Drop your email address here so you can see all the random stuff my ADHD gets me into (the few times each year I remember to send emails):

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That said, my bright-eyed dreams of being a California girl inspire my art from every angle. As a professional photographer I can't bring palm trees and warm sunsets to Virginia in January, but I can let those things play a role in my artwork.

I tend to favor a mix of pastel and bright colors reminiscent of southern California and the 1960s, wildflowers that might have been found in a hippie's flower crown, and lettering that has a little bit of flair to keep it whimsical.

Hi, I'm Alicia. 

In reality, I live hours from the ocean and my skin is pretty damn pale.

In my head, I'm a coastal girl with salty hair and sun-kissed skin.