The Sketch Book — Inslee Haynes

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So. I don't know about you, but personally, I don't love all the bey-shaming that's going on on Pinterest these days. At first I laughed when I saw that pin and thought nothing of it. But when my yoga teacher told us to meditate on it for a full 75 minute class, I realized I'd had enough.

"You have as many hours in the day as Beyonce" was probably meant to be inspiring. But, as someone who can't manage to...


thoughts on being cryptic

Social media. It generates so much stress. Eating food used to be so much simpler before the issue of photographing and sharing it came into play. Weddings once could be declared legal in the sight of God and men without a wedding hashtag to prove it happened. (I've heard this is true, but historians could be misinformed)... but now... now every waking moment is an opportunity (at least in my world) for sharing, judging, comparing, improving. We have entered an age of not only social sharing but of competitive sharing.

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Santa Baby...

Don't you just think Santa baby is playing on repeat in her head all the time? I can't believe this little minx is the last girl of 2013. Time to change the calendar and ring in the holidays!


Beyond The Pencil Skirt

If you're looking for a little light reading about... yes, you guessed it... me! Head on over to the Levo League site to read today's Beyond the Pencil (Skirt) article about Inslee By Design

Happy Friday!


Live Illustration - Elizabeth Arden Holiday Showcase

 

Last night I had the pleasure of live-illustrating at the Elizabeth Arden Holiday Showcase to help them celebrate the launch of their newest fragrance, UNTOLD.

Guests at the event sampled and compared the new fragrance with the original Red Door. The new scent has a modern, youthful feel, reminiscent of downtown New York City living while the Red Door classic scent makes you think of uptown NYC.

Each guest got to choose their style inspired by these fragrances - uptown or downtown - and then I illustrated each into a scene that...