Because Instagram doesn't tell the full story

Yeah, I still have a blog.


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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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Earlier this year I went out on a limb and applied to be a part of The Pigeon Letters’ Design Team for the 2022-2023 season. I’m not like, a well-known artist or anything, but I felt confident enough that I could teach TPL readers a few new techniques that I love to use. Even still, […]

The Pigeon Letters 2022-2023 Design Team

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Wanna get sketchy with me? You can! And it’s totally free! Download the 30 Day Sketchbook Challenge here.

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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.

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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.