+ check out this vlog on my youtube channel, where I explain the backstory on this spread and how I know when something I’m working on feels ‘done’!

inktober: week two recap


paranorman drawing by artist Roxanne Coble (as part of her halloween inspired inktober drawings!)

a new video tour of my drawings from week two of inktober is up on my youtube channel!
hop on over here to get an up close look at the second batch of halloween portraits…


+ want to see more from my inktober sketchbook? be sure to check out the drawings from week one.

inktober: week one recap


stranger things illustration by artist Roxanne Coble for inktober 2016

as most of you know, each year when participating in inktober I create a series of halloween inspired ‘portraits’. they feature a variety of spooky or horror characters from tv, film, or throughout history. to recap the drawings from week one, I filmed a little sketchbook tour over on my youtube channel

hop on over here to get an up close look at the first batch of portraits!

woman in blue


"woman in blue" - art journal spread by artist Roxanne Coble


"woman in blue" - art journal spread by artist Roxanne Coble

+ made in a small moleskine sketchbook, this was part of a series of sample spreads I created for a ‘lunar’ art journal workshop. if you’re in the southern california area, I’ll be teaching this same workshop at the pv art center on december 2nd!

+ psst! there’s also a new video up on my youtube channel that features my ‘summer favorites’ from july & august. hop on over here to watch…



very rarely do I actually share completed demo spreads from workshops. usually because they don’t have the same sort of meaning or finished look that some of my other spreads might have. this particular spread seemed to be an exception to the rule, and is in fact my demo spread from the creative nomad retreat