Summers end

As summer comes to a close I have been contemplating my accomplishments, failings, and continuing goals. The ups and downs of the year thus far have really thrown me for a loop and made me question not only my ambitions, but my worth as an artist.Can I make my desired reality real?Am I delusional? Screen […]

Humble Beginnings and Big Dreams: An Artist’s Evolution

Today is my birthday. Please enjoy this short story about my life and how I got where I am now. Warning: There is artistic nudity  I was born on Christmas Eve 1989. My parents would joke that they almost named me Mary Chris Smith. Thankfully they settled on Jessie Smith. My parents cradling me in […]

What a wonderful night

Last night I had the pleasure of vending with the local artist collective known as Voncommon. The evening started out slow and I figured because of the frigid cold it would stay that way. I was feeling tired so I decided to rush over to Liquid Planet for a coffee before things possibly got busy. […]

Official Patreon Announcement

Last night I officially announced that I will be launching a Patreon account via live streams on my Facebook art page: http://www.facebook.com/artistjessiesmith And my Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/artistjessiesmith I’ve attached the Instagram live stream below for your convenienceđź’• My official launch day will be on my birthday December 24th! Watch the live stream video to get all […]

My #inktober2018 failure

As many of you in the art community know, October is when Inktober happens. The internet challenge to draw a pen and ink illustration every day of the month. I participated last year and had an absolute blast! I completed 25 of the illustrations, often with multiple drawings a day as I kept falling behind. […]