A Girl Filled with Inner Joy

“Pleasure is always derived from something outside you, whereas joy arises from within.”  ~ Eckhart Tolle Inner Joy done with Inks, Faber Castell Gel sticks, Acrylic and Collage on 9×12 water color paper.

Farm Fresh Sketches

My theme this past week seemed to have been centered on farms and freshness, thanks to Junelle’s Farmers Market Yum and Art Workshop.  This is the last week for it and I am slowly working through it and savoring every project.  I love it!  The nice thing about it is even though this initial workshop […]

SOC Week 6

Week 6.  The final week.  How fast these six weeks went by.  It really is true that time flies when you’re having fun. Our colors for this last week were raspberry and tangerine, with a smudge, splash, or pop of lemon.   I will miss these deliciously colorful art prompts that inspired all those that […]

SOC Week 5 & New Crudoodle Preview

This week, I did two pieces of art for Summer of Color  The colors for Week 5 are Royal Blue and Red and a smudge, splash or pop of Light Blue. The first is this girl wrapped up in Red Ribbons. She was done with ink, white acrylic and colored pencils. The second piece started […]

SoC Week 4

Pink and Apple Green, with a smudge, splash or a pop of dark green. Such luscious, girly-girl colors for this week at Summer of Color. Pinks and greens together, always make me think of flowers, so it’s no surprise that flowers are included in what I did this week. The first thing I did was […]

SOC Week 3

Summer of Color 4’s palette this week was Lavender and Grey with a smudge, splash or pop of Plum.Absolutely fabulous colors to work with!  So fabulous, that I was inspired to create three pieces of art using them, two mixed medium and one digital. It reads:  “discover yourself” and “It’s never too late to be […]

A Weekend of Sketchy Fun

It was Sketch Fest #52 over at Ellen Million Graphics, this past weekend. There were so many art prompts left by fellow artists and art fans. Inspiration overload!!   I selected a few that spoke to me. I started with the prompt ‘A spot of color’ given by Lynn Chua. This is what I did. […]

SOC Week 2

The colors for Week 2 of Summer of Color 4 are Coral and Teal with smudge, splash or pop of Bright White. Love, love, love these colors! I’m in love with painting faces lately, so I did a girl with a sweet little owlet. I used Faber Castel Gel Sticks and Acrylics, stamps, tissue paper, […]

SOC Week 1

The colors for Week 1 of Summer of Color are Aqua and Yellow with a smudge, splash or pop of pink. This turned out to be an explosion of yellow, (which really doesn’t show in the photos – it’s so much more vibrant in reality) and which was totally unplanned.  I started with the aqua […]

Collector of Memories

Collector of Memories Loose journal page Mixed media using Faber Castel Gel Sticks, acrylic paint, gesso, stamps, tissue paper, etc., on 9×12 water color paper. The message: “Everyday moments become cherished memories” “collector of memories” “Remember the wonderful parts” I started this to practice relaxing about “messy looking” backgrounds. … I made myself stay away […]

A Sketch With No Name Yet

A little sketch which I’ll work more on.  She has no name yet.  I’m drawing a blank as to what to call her.  Do you have any suggestions? Linking to: Friday Sketches

Tangle Head

Over the weekend I took part in Ellen Million Graphics Sketch Fest #51.  I had hoped to have more time to spend, but as the garden and outdoor chores come first, I only had an hour and only time for one sketch. I chose the prompt “Zentangled Anything” by Tiffany Guin and came up with […]