The many faces of Sparrow Springs
Sparrow Springs has undergone several changes over the years, from selling wooden buttons, driftwood sculptures, concrete decor, original paintings at craft shows, and selling fine art prints to venturing into the world of fantasy illustration.
About the Artist
I have been actively selling my work since age 13. The process of settling into a groove has been a long and frustrating process, but when I fell into creating fantasy art for books, something clicked. I enjoy bringing people’s creations to life as a visual form. I have over 15 years of experience working with Photoshop, but most of my digital work is now done on an iPad with Procreate.
Outside the Studio
My family and I love hanging out with their church family. My favorite pastimes involve walks with my husband (David), writing stories my bestie Tori (ToriTalks) , snuggles with my son (Arrow), summer morning horseback rides, and gaming with friends.
Two years prior to the beginning of Sparrow Springs, someone came to me with a sparrow fallen from its nest. After rehabilitation, she became a part of the family. “Jackie Sparrow” often enjoyed stealing rings and perching on my wrist while she did the dishes. I had tried for many years making art into a career, but couldn’t settle into a rhythm. I stumbled upon a single Bible verse. “Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? and one of them shall not fall on the ground without your Father. But the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear ye not therefore, ye are of more value than many sparrows.” This became my mindset for Sparrow Springs. I am just going to keep making art and let God do with it what he wants because he has my best interest in mind. I certainly have no complaints how that has gone so far 🙂