If you're a designer or artist trying to wrap your head around what balance is all about, you're not alone. Balance is…

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Whenever we create design and art we are composing. Composition is the make up, arrangement or structure of a work, whether it's…

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In my article, Show Your Work, I talk about how showing your creative process increases your value to clients. If you are…

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Biblically, angels are messengers and warriors, guardians and protectors. I developed a depiction of an angel as warrior, inspired by superheroes and fantasy…

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From the Archives: Santa’s Prayer
Christmas cards by Alvalyn Lundgren featuring her illustration, Santa’s Prayer (Santa Praying.)

I painted this Santa Clause a few years ago as the cover art for a pastoral message series. The series was titled, Life-Changing…

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