Inspiration / passions

Is This A Black-Owned Business?

Recently, someone slid in my DM’s asking if this was a black-owned business, I LOL’d and had to go back to my feed to see what would give the impression that it wasn’t. Apparently, using my sometimes manicured hand in photos isn’t enough. But, I get it. Being black is the new black and EVERYONE wants a piece of it.   This made me face one of my biggest struggles. Grasping the fact that I have to put myself in front of my business. Like most artist, I’d rather be behind the camera, locked up inside creating my work. Being an...

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Beyonce Coachella art banner she illustrates

Why I Chose Beyonce For This Week's Art Inspo.

    Now… I have no problem admitting that I was not the biggest Beyonce fan. I respected Destiny’s Child and bopped along to ‘Get Me Bodied’ and ‘Love on Top’, but I wasn’t committed and I still don’t know why. Lemonade was an amazing piece of work and inspired this 'Hot Sauce' pin, but still, I was good. Until……. Coachella 2018, better known as Beychella. Sis came out stunting honey!    photos courtesy of beyonce.com Beyonce was the first black woman to headline Coachella in its 19-year history. She gave us all the full-blown HBCU experience that had me missing...

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Happy New Year! + A Simple Thank You.

Happy New Year! + A Simple Thank You.

  What a year 2018 has been! Usually, when the new year hits, we all start out with great intentions aka a list of things that we want to change, new habits that we want to develop, and those unwanted pounds that we want to lose. Personally, I try not to make promises to myself that I know I can't keep, but at the beginning of 2018, I chose to set a goal: Grow my business. Did I fully know how to do that or how to go about it? Yes and no. I understood some aspects of the business...

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