Showing posts from January, 2015

Let's peel back these layers!

juliannlaw Here is a closeup of the endpapers in my debut picture book, THE WORKD’S LONGEST SOCK. I work digitally in Adobe Photoshop but the program doesn’t do it all for me! I knit all the pixels by hand! Haha! I do have things I do to help me work quickly and efficiently, though, like using layers. Here you get to see me take off those layers one by one till we are back at nothing but a background. The World's Longest Sock is now available on  Amazon ,  Barnes and Noble ,  Target , or wherever you  buy books !

Our Hipster Family Crest

Our family has decided on a motto for the new year. . . Be Good. Do Good. I know it's a little play on words. Maybe you would expect it to say "Be Good. Do Well." Which is also a worthy goal, but we decided accomplishment wasn't what we wanted to focus on. Making good decisions, service and kindness are what we are focusing on this year. Maybe next year will be, "Do Good. Do Well." If you want to dig into the symbolism, the two straight lines crossed stand for truth and righteousness. As an X it stands for exactness. The Circle can mean harmony and inclusiveness. The star stands for aiming for success (Be Good) and the heart stands for love (Do Good). I also made some for friends and family as a New Years gift (I got a little behind with Christmas gifts and didn't get all I wanted to done!) Davidson The three stars stand for Texas, law enforcement, and teaching (my sister and brother-in-laws' lives and careers revolve around those). They