Steph Calvert

Today’s Peek in the Illustration Studio

When you go to a double birthday party, you get to do two paintings! Here’s the tiny name canvas I painted for our friend Molli’s 5th birthday party last weekend. . It’s still bizarre to me that she’s a big kid now; when I met her at church years ago she was just this cute little thing in a baby carrier. . She’s still way cute. But ever so slightly

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Today’s Peek in the Illustration Studio

A little 5″ canvas I painted for our friend Maci’s 8th birthday party over the weekend. Throwing iridescent glitter into the background was THE MOST FUN EVER. . I think I might be on to something here, because both my kids have since requested their own little tiny name canvases. You might also likeToday’s Peek in the Illustration StudioToday’s Peek in the Illustration StudioToday’s Peek in the Illustration StudioToday’s Peek

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Oil Painting for Beginners Book Recommendation

Show of hands, where’s my folks needing some help with oil painting for beginners? You’re among friends here, I’m a total newbie, too. Last fall, my friend Kim and I took a Bob Ross oil painting class. I was so nervous going into it. I was positive I wouldn’t be able to hack it. Real artists use oils. And let’s be honest… I’m kind of a jackass. So we took the class,

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Today’s Peek in the Illustration Studio

Joy started potty training today. Found a tiny heart in the wall of the bathroom as I changed her clothes for the second time during church. #iAmLoved #serenityNow You might also likeToday’s Peek in the Illustration StudioToday’s Peek in the Illustration StudioToday’s Peek in the Illustration StudioToday’s Peek in the Illustration Studio

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Today’s Peek in the Illustration Studio

See the thing about having a husband that works nights is when he asks for a label for the rosemary infused lip balm, I get to name it. . Rosemary’s got a baby. . She’s also got a lip balm. . For now your only way to get one is win it in the raffle tomorrow at Beekeeping 101, hosted by Effingham County Beekeepers Association! 7:30am to noon, with lunch

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Today’s Peek in the Illustration Studio

Our family’s getting ready to have a yard sale in a few weeks and I just got done reading The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, so now I’m going through my entire house on a quest to find as much useless stuff as possible to unload on the big day. . I just found my favorite tshirt ever, a bizarre ode to Chief Oshkosh, that my friend @jenniferkaynorwood and I

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Today’s Peek in the Illustration Studio

Top secret logo design work in progress today, so instead please enjoy a drawn on page from my copy of Mess by Keri Smith. . Dude’s got a sweet moustache am I right? You might also likeToday’s Peek in the Illustration StudioToday’s Peek in the Illustration StudioToday’s Peek in the Illustration StudioToday’s Peek in the Illustration Studio

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Classic Childrens Books I Love

One of the really great things about taking our kids to the library all the time is getting the chance to read tons of classic childrens books. Sometimes I’ll hunt them down, because there’s titles I want to make sure my kids get a chance to read. Curious George titles are in heavy rotation in our house. Other times, I’ll walk through the kids section at the Rincon library and

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Today’s Peek in the Illustration Studio

Putting out an APB for Phil’s sweatshirt that was left behind at Hydrate Church yesterday, inside West Chatham Elementary School. . Darkish blue, size 5, Old Navy hooded polar fleece. . Last seen in either the gym or cafeteria. Suspect is armed so proceed with caution. You might also likeToday’s Peek in the Illustration StudioToday’s Peek in the Illustration StudioToday’s Peek in the Illustration StudioToday’s Peek in the Illustration Studio

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