Street Art Mural Design

Street Art Mural Design

A little street art mural I helped design for @giganticavl with applied aerosol skills by @speech_impediment

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HAND TURKEY CHALLENGE

HAND TURKEY CHALLENGE

HAND TURKEY CHALLENGE

Who wants to win some free John Hornsby Creative merch just in time for the holidays?

Well lucky for you, I’m announcing my inaugural hand turkey challenge. Whip out your art supplies and your hands and make your best hand turkey.

Here’s the rules:
Post it on instagram or facebook and tag it with #hornsbyhandturkey and #hornsbycreative

Tag 2 friends.

That’s it!

I’ll pick my favorite on Black Friday and you’ll win two 10 packs of my art postcards and a custom drawn hand turkey for you.

A new product demo display design challenge

A new product demo display design challenge

Starting point of a new product demo display design challenge.

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Throwback Ink

Throwback Ink

Another one of last year’s #inktober drawings. One of my more favorite ones.

#art #artist #artistsoninstagram #arte  #instaart #illustration #artoftheday #illustratorsoninstagram #illustrationartists
#creativity #creative #topcreator #draw
#drawing #drawings #sketch #sketchdaily
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#Inktober 7/31/18

#Inktober 7/31/18

#Inktober 7/31 A current book illustration project has me delving into character design exploration for 30 mental states. Grief is a natural response to loss. It is the emotional suffering one feels when something or someone the individual loves is taken

A quick watercolor sketch of a prismatic “J” just because

A quick watercolor sketch of a prismatic “J” just because

A quick watercolor sketch of a prismatic “J” just because.

#watercolor #watercolorsofinstagram #watercolour #cartel_watercolorists #waterblog #typespire #typespiration #typegang
#typelove #ligaturecollective #handlettering #handmadefont #typism #artoftype #typematters #typography #lettering #letters
#hornsbycreative

Inktober 2/31/18

Inktober 2/31/18

#inktober 2/31 A current book illustration project has me delving into character design exploration for 30 mental states. I know this one well. Imposter syndrome and unworthiness is something I’ve struggled with a lot in life. Don’t worry about what anyone

inktober 1/31/18

inktober 1/31/18

#inktober 1/31

A current book illustration project has me doing character design exploration for 30 mental states. I know a lot of folks have been experiencing this one. This is the bottom, let’s work our way up from here. You are not alone.

I read recently some writing from Pema Chödrön that takes a very non western, non theistic point of view that hopelessness is actually the beginning of freedom.

When you let go of the hope that things could have been different than they are, you step into accepting the reality of what is and laying down the great burden of hope that leads to suffering. That is a clear starting point from which to accept what is and from there we can begin to take clear action toward what should be. I know abandoning hope sounds nihilistic and antithetical to traditional, western self help thinking.

But in this context hope is viewed as the other side of the same coin as fear. Coming from a sense of poverty. Something I’m meditating on this week. #art #artist #artistsoninstagram #arte  #instaart #illustration #artoftheday #illustratorsoninstagram #illustrationartists
#creativity #creative #topcreator #draw
#drawing #drawings #sketch #sketchdaily
#ashevillartists #sketchbook #Inktober2018
#hornsbycreative
#ink #penandink #inkaddict #inkspiration #amazingink #black #blackwork #inkstagram