These were some of the most difficult years of my life. I have been trying to take responsibility to change what I can and leave what I cannot. I’ve been trying to make myself strong enough to handle the storms that come. Strong enough, also, to handle the meaningless daily hardships, which at my most fragile, are […]
Last month Anthony Bourdain decided to leave us forever, and there was a response of affection and respect from around the entire globe. Because Anthony Bourdain was a man who truly touched lives around the world, above all because he took the time to see a people for who they are, in all aspects. He may […]
Ending inktober with a practically black and white watercolor. I am lighting a candle for some departed loved ones.
Happy Sunday. Day 8 #inktober2017 #inktober #sketches #sketchbook #illustration #pentelbrushpen #micronpen A post shared by tara chavez illustration (@tchavez_illustration) on Oct 8, 2017 at 3:58pm PDT Inktober still going strong. Aside from some busy days where I only had time to draw on the metro, been posting daily. Follow along with me, and other illustrators for […]
We lost another great talent today. too young.
Thankful for good moments. #illustration #inktober2017 #inktober #sketches #sketchbook #pentelbrushpen #catsmakeeverythingbetter A post shared by tara chavez illustration (@tchavez_illustration) on Oct 2, 2017 at 12:54pm PDT Follow my instagram for this inktober’s daily drawings.
This story is as old as human settlements, and the walls we build around them. Leaving a home infested with injustice, pain, or lack of opportunity, and seeking out a better future. This is the history of my own family, and whether or not the rest of America remembers(save any full Native Americans), it is their history as […]
Thank you LennyLetter for the assignment that introduced me to this gem, Shakina Nayfack. I could never imagine how difficult it must be transitioning. Nayfack crossed the globe for surgery and came back, not just a woman, but a woman who got on stage to sing and share her story with humor and guts. I am so impressed by […]
I enjoyed contributing a poster to the application released today, International Woman’s Day, which reads conversations and gives data on how many times women were interrupted in conversation. Manterruption! The app creators are collecting global data, help add to the research. You can find the application for download to your phone here, www.womaninterruptedapp.com and see other posters […]
Trying to find my happy place. Remember I cannot control all the chaos around. So this year, I want more quiet moments, more tea time, more color.