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Why I Need B School with Marie Forleo CHANGING MY LIFE

Hey everyone, so I made a video see above.. in all my glorious after yoga before Beachbody or gym or whatever I do later-which could be simply walking with Wrigley glory. Meaning in Hollywood terms, not a stitch of make up!

So what is B School and what on earth am I thinking spending the money when I have $8 dollars---yes EIGHT dollars, I have 8 dollars in my bank right now and about 3 bucks in quarters for laundry. LOL.. I laugh, the life of an artiste!! I am living like Jack Dawson, from Titanic---it's sooo much fun.. but you know I would like to have some stability in my life.

 I am not looking to get rich here, rich wouldn't be awful...but you know, I just want to take my life to the next level and I am planning on doing just that.

Seriously, I need to stop saying the following things:
1) I can't afford to.....(whatever) I am sooo sick of hearing me say that I can't go to this conference or take this class or tak a weekend off because I don't have the money. ARRRGH it's annoying.
2) I am broke.....I keep saying it, so it is my truth.. I need to change that.
3) I am looking for work.....I am always looking for the next job because in what I do the jobs are short and sweet and then I am back on the street looking for more...


I started my art career in animation and I LOVE animation and since traditional went away in the early 2000s, so did the need for what I did-clean up, or assistant animation. I did some story jobs and some character design jobs over the last 12 years.. and I have been lucky enough to get clean up jobs from smaller studios. but that is going away.

In 2006 I did my first children's book (I have done 17 now) and I love it, I love what I do, but I am always looking for that new job. This past fall I started doing custom children's books-of clients kids---OMG what a brilliant idea? Right? It's great, people love them, but I am not surviving. I also started selling custom doggie illustrations, same thing-brilliant idea and I am doing okay, I get a few commissions, but not nearly enough. I also have my own characters that I have licensed-doggies so hopefully that will soon bring in money. And I have two little girl characters that I am drawing and want to do more with. Right now I have a children's book I am working on and some prints that I am selling, but I need to do more. I need to take all these things and make it a sustainable business.

This year I am taking chances which means, I have signed up on the children's illustrators site, I am active in the SCBWI, SILA and children's book academy. I am taking Make Art That Sell with Lilla Rogers Studio

I am doing everything I can to take my business to the next level. This is where B school comes in.

Marie Forleo has this amazing online class that with hard work I am sure that I can achieve my goals. I learned about B School from Molly Hann,  Buddha Doodles who I consider a friend, a mentor and one of THEE BEST PEOPLE I have the honor of knowing. I watched Molly via FB change her life. Just last year she was like me, working insane deadlines and loving what she did but looking for a change, then she took B School and her life changed.

I know this will be hard, but I am excited to do it.

I am fundraising, but this post is more about sharing my story. If you want to help me raise money, that would be great. My paypal is just to my email
and or here is my fundly page


  1. Your amazing!!!! You're gonna get it girl...way to take inspired action. Love seeing you express your truth.

  2. Thank you so much girl-you inspire me to be so brave!!


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