Chelsea Ward is a Southern California native with a passion for making and creating.
In 2010 she graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a BFA in Studio Art and moved to Italy for two years. Upon returning to California, she created Sketchy Notions ®, a line of unique cards and paper goods, and an Etsy shop of handmade custom treasures. She also teaches art lessons through Arts Outreach and co-hosts Bellissima Art Retreats in Tuscany and California.
Chelsea's also the head chalk scribbler at Chalk by Chels and the owner of Cursive Cursing, a line of swear word greeting cards.
In 2018, Chelsea will be releasing two books with Quarto and Walter Foster Publishing. Modern Drawing will release June 5th, and Your Year of Art will release in October. Both are available for pre-order right now.
Follow along with her creating and adventures on Instagram. Or read more about her creative process and see behind the scenes on the Sketchy Notions blog. If you have any questions, feel free to send Chelsea a message!