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My Little Bliss List – Drawlloween 4, 5, 6

My Little Bliss List  (Remembering the things that made me happy this week, because it’s so easy to forget them.) A short little Bliss List tonight. The power went off today, as it tends to do when it rains here.  It’s quite common.  It gave me a chance to sit down and get a few […]

Mabs Drawlloween Club

October is filled with art challenges! One of the most popular is Inktober And then there is Drawlloween and all it’s spin offs, including ones by Jane Davenport and James Burke.  I believe you have to be a member of their creative groups to access the prompts. The one I’m taking part in this year is […]

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Painting From Another Inspiration Stack

Painting From Another Inspiration Stack I enjoyed painting from the inspiration stack, which I shared with you last week, so much, that I decided to do it again.     I loved the words in the text piece of paper:  “Waiting in the wings.  Awash in feather she could easily be princess turned into swan”. […]

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From My Word Bowl -10

From My Word Bowl – 10 Last week’s Life Book 2016 lesson with Tracy Verdugo taught me a new way to find inspiration to create with.  She introduced me to “Inspiration Stacks”.  I love-love-loved the idea! What is an inspiration stack?  It’s torn sheets of ephemera, scrapbook paper,  magazine and book pages etc. which are […]

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From My Word Bowl – 9

From My Word Bowl – 9 This week I drew two great phrases and the word, and, from my word bowl. The sketch I did, I didn’t really “fuss over”, except to add some watercolor to it.   I think she looks a little surprised, by what I’m not sure, but I’m happy that the […]

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Enchanted Visions – Eerie Encounter

I was instantly inspired by Enchanted Visions’ theme for October.   Eerie Encounter.   Isn’t it perfect for this month of Halloween?  I love the definition of eerie. Definition of eerie:  1.  inspiring inexplicable fear, dread or uneasiness;  strange or frightening                               […]

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Day of The Dead Happy Mail

Isn’t it nice when you see something in your mail that isn’t a bill or a piece of junk mail?    I’m not talking about your email inbox.  I’m talking about your good old, snail mail mailbox. I love to receive mail, that is why I belong to a “Happy Mail” group on Face Book. […]

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Be Your Own Angel

Be Your Own Angel   I was inspired to paint this angel by a Life Book 2016 lesson by Ivy Newport. It was suggested to make it a paint over of a ‘selfie’ to make it a self portrait. Obviously, I did not do a self portrait and my interpretation of the lesson is different. […]

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From My Word Bowl 8 – WIP

From My Word Bowl 8 – A Work in Progress   Hi everyone.  I hope everyone is having a wonderful week.  Sorry for being a day late with my word bowl words..  I had a few technical problems that had to be solved before I could post, but all is good now. I love this week’s […]

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From My Word Bowl – 30 in 30 #12

From My Word Bowl – 30 in 30 Painting # 12   I wasn’t going to bring From My Word Bowl back until after 30 Paintings in 30 Days and 29 Faces were finished, but I needed a little inspiration for today’s watercolor face. These were today’s words:     Thanks for having a peek […]

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30 in 30 – Painting 11

30 in 30 – Painting 11   A simple and relaxing little painting of my favorite kind of northern, rocky shoreline.  I much prefer this type of view to tropical shorelines.  Unless it’s winter, then I’ll take the tropical beach.       Thanks for having a peek today.  Until next time, have a beautiful […]