Things That I Love

I had originally intended on posting an entirely different entry (one that I am particularly excited about sharing), but I felt it needed more time to have more content and be the best blog post it can be!  So, with love in the air this past month in particular for many folks, I thought I would share the things I love that inspire me.  This might be a good topic to pair with my recently updated artist statement, which I will copy here:
Rachel Perciphone is an illustrator who portrays strong, diverse characters within fantastical and colorful worlds.  She draws inspiration and symbolism from mythology, music, comics, fantasy and sci-fi. Throughout her work, she explores themes of empowerment, nature existing with the supernatural, and body positivity. Most of her pieces begin as pencil and ink drawings while the final painting is usually completed digitally.  She graduated from Moore College of Art & Design in 2014 and continues her dedication to growth as an artist through mentorsh…

Happy New Year 2018!

Happy New Year!
2017 was overall the best year I can remember!  It was incredibly busy and full of exciting changes and built the foundation of the stable and happy life I feel I have today.  I have never been more grounded or determined (and I finally have a studio space within my home)!  I am excited to see where I can go from here!
So this brings me to my thoughts and hopes for 2018
I am not exactly a writer, nor do I have any experience blogging or even journaling, but hopefully I can keep up with a monthly blog / newsletter over the next year that documents my experiences as a budding freelance illustrator and my artistic endeavors.  Down the line, I'd like to see this become a resource for others with the same pursuits and an archive of my process separate from my web portfolio (which can be found at
I have a total of three planners for the next year.... I don't need that many.  I have a larger one, with more room for writing things down, a trave…