S K E T C H Y N O T I O N S ® was established in 2011 and started out as a tiny blog. It was created by Chelsea Ward, a Southern California native and travel addict. After graduating from the University of Texas at Austin with a BFA in Studio Art, Chelsea and Sketchy flew off to Italy for 2 years to fill sketchbooks and create while abroad. In 2012, she returned to California and started turning her sketches and paintings into prints and cards. It has grown and taken over her small studio is located in scenic Northern California.