Aloha Stars! As a means by which to motivate myself to expand my techniques, and to get some concepts down for my book, I took on the Inktober challenge. I will be producing a drawing a day, and posting on my Instagram at #mailesundquist. If you’ve been wanting to try out new styles or ink […]
Aloha Friends, I’ll be face painting at Bob’s Corn and Pumpkin Patch today from 10:30-5:30! Stop by to grab some fabulous body art, and shop all the local vendors while you enjoy locally grown sweet corn! See you there! https://www.facebook.com/events/1218812318292388/?ti=icl
I hope everyone had a fun Halloween! It’s never too early to book for next year’s party and costume contest!
It was the best season yet at Bob’s Corn and Pumpkin Farm! Thank you to all who came out for a face paint, and thank you to the awesome artists who helped me make it all possible. Growth is good, and God is good! Looking forward to seeing you all next year!
What “Live BRIGHT” Means to Me By Maile Sundquist I decided to create an inspirational motto, a short phrase that could be used by me and my fellow Stars as an encouragement to one another and ourselves. Thus Live BRIGHT was born. Yes, the cheese factor isn’t lost on me, but don’t most things in […]
Change By Maile Sundquist I remember watching an episode of Hoarders where a counselor was talking with a woman who hoarded, who still had her young teenage boy under her roof. They were discussing her behavior and addressing the piles and boxes filled with everything he had ever owned or created. The counselor asked the […]
Could Have by Maile Sundquist One thing that plagues me on a day-to-day basis is the idea of could-haves. I could have been a professional singer if only I had tried out for American Idol, I could have been a skydiver if I wasn’t afraid of heights, I could have made a better impression my […]
Keeping the Wonder in your Work By Maile Sundquist In 2013, I began writing a fantasy/sci-fi novel set in Japan. I am currently working on the final draft of and illustrations for the first book of the trilogy. I have never taken a proper writing class outside of high school, so it’s been quite a […]
A Drawer Full of Dreams By Maile Sundquist My son has entered the stage where he’s catching onto the fact that there is a big, crazy world going on around him. I’ve noticed lately during feedings that he’ll suck for a moment then pop off my breast to flash me an adorably gummy grin then […]
Practicing Gratitude By Maile Sundquist Although the average person has as much of a chance of having a good day as a bad one, the majority of us seem to go through life sullen, defeated, weary, tired, fearful, and depressed. Life is an ever-changing thing, full of complex circumstances, relationships, points of views, belief systems, […]