This week’s word from my word bowl are: the smoke from a chimney wispy silver Yesterday was busy busy and I didn’t get to post these then. I haven’t had a chance to create anything yet either, although I have a few ideas floating around in my head. I’ll be back to post my finished […]
Today’s Word Bowl words are: the girl It’s how we use them that counts. could you imagine At first glance, I wasn’t sure how I could use these words, but then I got to thinking. I have painted and sketched many, many girls and many of them sit in a file and have never […]
This week’s words from MY Word Bowl are: her hair cheerfully sending love I love to sketch and paint girls with long flowing hair, so these words instantly inspired me and I created this mixed media journal spread. If this week’s words inspire you to create something too, I’d love if you […]
This week’s words I drew out of my word bowl….. and the full painting they inspired… If any of these words inspire you to create a painting, an art journal page, a sketch or anything else, I would be thrilled if you’d share. You can share by leaving a link here or by […]
Starting Monday, I’ll be bringing back “From My Word Bowl”. I’ll post the words I pull from my word bowl, along with what they inspired me to create each week, both here and on Instagram. If they inspire you to create something, (a painting, a sketch, an art journal spread, etc., etc.) I hope you’ll […]
Here’s a sweet little mixed media girl I painted a few weeks ago. I have a few unfinished pieces on my table and now that I’m over the flu, I can’t wait to get back to painting.
Here is a colorful, messy acrylic painting which I painted while trying to follow Tracy Verdugo’s lesson in Paint Your Heart and Soul 2018. I really like the girl and love the way her hair and headdress turned out. The background wasn’t totally successful. (backgrounds are always hard for me) It is far too messy […]
A much more colorful piece of art to share with you today. I painted this last week while following a Paint Your Heart and Soul 2018 lesson by Mystelle Kirkeeng. You create a mixed media background and then find a face or picture in the paint. This is something I have always enjoyed doing with […]
Morning warm up with a quick painting and a limited palette. Tried to keep it quick and loose. Now I’m moving into messy, colorful, abstract backgrounds. Having fun! What are you doing this morning?
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 […]
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 […]
My Little Bliss List (Remembering the things that made me happy this week, because it’s so easy to forget them.) Shine Brightly That’s the name of this painting… The night sky out here is amazing. It’s filled with stars. I love looking up at them. It’s awe inspiring. This city mouse turned country mouse will […]