Strange Times. What Can I Do?

Strange Times. What Can I Do?

In the wake of Coronavirus confusion, what can I do now? I can make beauty. I can appreciate beauty. I can support beauty.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I’ve been on lockdown since Friday, since I had a no-big-deal cold and I don’t go out when I’m sick (herd...
Back to Business Full Time!

Back to Business Full Time!

Skyward Ink is officially open and accepting branding, web and print design engagements for spring 2020. If you have a project in mind, get in...
Daily Habits Cards, Version 2

Daily Habits Cards, Version 2

Well, that first version didn’t last long. I started feeling overwhelmed by tracking too many things, and didn’t have enough space for things that are important to me – life things and the like. I added the “Decompression” section since...
Daily Habits Cards

Daily Habits Cards

I’ve been wanting to transition from digital tracking of certain habits, routines and life stuff into a paper system for some time, but never found the one that was right for me. I’ve had this idea of printing custom postcards for myself for a while, but hadn’t gotten...
A Tentative Hello

A Tentative Hello

SSSH… I’ve started up Skyward Ink again.  I’ve been working for a security/ IOT company in Santa Barbara (with a branch in SLO) for the past 3 years. And now, I’m not.  What have I been doing?  I’ve been painting more, prepping to start selling Moon...
Why I Paint

Why I Paint

I paint partially to contribute beauty to the world, because I’m compelled to make beautiful things. Why do you paint moons? Painting moons feels right at this time.  I spend a lot of time looking at the moon. And as I paint, I often work on untangling problems...

Trademarking process: an inside view

What's the process for trademarking your logo like? How do you go about it? What happens?I've been asked these question often. I don't know all of the legal stuff that goes on behind-the-scenes when you're trademarking a logo, but I did trademark...