March, 2017 | Natalie Bradley Artist | Handmade Arts and Crafts
  • Archive for March, 2017


  • School Supplies


  • school supplies illustrations, natalie bradley art

  •   I’ve started sketching everyday objects for fun — I don’t know why, but it makes my heart full. I started sketching everyday office objects in my art journal and I got the idea that these would make great teacher … Continue reading


  • Marti’s at Midday in Athens, GA


  • Marti's at Midday by Natalie Bradley, Marti Schimmel

  • My very first mentor in the event planning industry was in a bad accident a little over a week ago now. As I’ve been praying for her recovery and complete healing, I realized she has no idea how much she has … Continue reading


  • Mari’s Violin Recital


  • art journal, natalie bradley, violin cartoon illustration

  • My sweet little (ten year old) cousin Mari just had her very first violin recital at school last week. So I did a couple of quick sketches in my art journal from a picture her mom sent to me. Mari … Continue reading


  • Random Sketches


  • family cartoon illustration, people sketches, Natalie Bradley art, people illustration

  • I’ve been working on my illustrations and sketches of people a lot more lately. I’ve been sketching a lot of everyday things – swinging in the backyard, dancing, spinning with a baby doll. Drawing people is difficult but I’m starting … Continue reading


  • More Home Paintings


  • custom home painting by Natalie Bradley, watercolor home portrait, home illustration

  • I painted these homes for a few clients this month … and more are on the easel this week!


  • Ash Wednesday


  • Ash Wednesday sketch

  • Ash Wednesday is one of my most favorite sacred services. It’s quiet, it’s reflective, it’s somber, and yet it’s peaceful. At the end of the service, I was waiting for choir practice to begin so I decided to sit in … Continue reading


  • Family Cartoon Illustration


  • family cartoon illustration, Natalie Bradley art, thank you card illustration

  • My dad is getting married again and his bride asked me to do a cartoon illustration of the two of them with her children and my family (I’m my father’s only child). It turned out pretty cute – and will make … Continue reading


  • You’re My Lobster


  • he's her lobster, lobster Friends episode, lobster illustration, Natalie Bradley art

  • Last month was my husband and my 15th wedding anniversary. I do not feel old enough to have been married this long, but apparently it’s true! 🙂 One of our favorite Friends episodes is when Phoebe says that Rachel is Ross’s lobster … Continue reading


  • Happy St. Paddy’s Day


  • St. Patrick's Day illustration, St. Paddy's Day, Natalie Bradley Art, the Trinity and St. Patrick

  • I totally forgot to share this. I love doodling in my sketch book and on scraps of paper – any paper I can find. So last week, I had some fun making a St. Patrick’s Day illustration. Hope yours was … Continue reading