Lovable Love Bugs is an online course, with three step-by-step video lessons and digital downloads, designed to help you design, draw and paint fun, delightful... and lovable love bug characters .

Explore illustrating unique characters with expressions and personalities that tell a story.

You can complete this course at your own pace and if you would like to see what the other students are doing make sure to checkout the hashtag #lovablelovebugs

I hope you have as much fun drawing your love bugs, as I did creating them for you.


Jen Vax (Thoden)

"My 4 girls ages 11-17 all thoroughly enjoyed your fa la la art journal lessons - and everything they did looked adorable . Thank you !!"

~ @tradlady6

Project 1

We'll explore simple ways to create character expressions and personalities. Then, we'll fill a page of your unique love bugs. Create lovable journal spreads or scan and print onto sticker paper.

Project 2

We play with a loose style of placing abstract watercolor shapes onto paper first. Then, create silly love bug characters using your mad skills learned in project 1.

Project 3

You'll create a final illustration with one or two of your love bugs. We will explore simple ways to create a cute narrative.

Frequently Asked Questions

What level is this course for?

This course is for any level of artist. The method of drawing these characters is very simple. The magic is in how you put the basics together to create your own character designs. Yes, this course is ideal for a beginner.

When does the course start and finish?

The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.

What do I need for the course?

A good internet connection is viable for smooth playback of video tutorials, and there is a supplies list (with quick shopping links) featuring suggestions of journals/papers/art supplies for the course.