Handwriting was always something I was self-conscious about growing up. My hands would smudge the pencil in my crooked writing and made it look like Frankenstein's monster had a sad attempt at note-taking. Needless to say, the side of my right hand was always
covered in graphite and shame. Once I bought my first iPad, there was no stopping me; I was instantly addicted. I quickly realized that working in a digital medium removed any chance of my own hands ruining my work. I was learning all about design principles in college and how
I should be taking more time out of my week to make things just for me (not for clients). So I did just that. And got better. Little by little. Now, I doodle all the time, for work and for personal projects. In less than a year, it has become my greatest gateway to create.