â€śwhen i grow up i want to be an artistâ€¦â€ť
my story goes something like thisâ€¦ once upon a time, i avoided showing my drawings and art to others, most often the response was â€śoh thatâ€™s so cute!â€ť and for some silly reason i thought this was a bad thing, or at the very least made my work less valid. Â happily i recently came to the understanding that if my art is cute, if it makes people smile, then that is more than valid and most probably what our world needs đź™‚
you will find that my work is cute, crazy and creativeâ€¦ i believe ANYTHING can be a quiltâ€¦ a ramen bowl, Japanese sweets, turkey platter, Christmas cake - see what i mean? food is also a passion of mine, food is art too!
i believe inspiration is everywhere... i keep a sketchbook in my backpack in which i jot down ideas or draw quick sketches. Â when an image, pattern or design catches my eye I immediately wonder, â€ścan I draw that?â€ť and a quick second thought is â€śhow do I quilt that?â€ť
sort of funny how it has taken me this long to accept my own creativity and my purpose as an artistâ€¦ when i grow up i want to be an artistâ€¦ but of course i do, i can't be anything else!