Day 11 of Thirty in Thirty and a Sixth Face

I have two very contrasting pieces of art for you today, a digital piece and a watercolor piece.  Warrior Princess is a digital piece, done in Poser, Paint Shop Pro and Photoshop.  She is my sixth face for 29 Faces in September 2014 and is also my artwork for this month’s Enchanted Visions theme of […]

Day 10 – Thirty Paintings in 30 Days and Face 5

So far, so good!  I’m ten for ten! I am, however, a little behind in my 29 Faces, so today’s painting, I knew had to be a face. I used another advertising magnet as my canvas.  As before, I applied a layer of gesso first and then got out my acrylics and painted this cute […]

Day 5 of 30 in 30 and My Third Face

For this painting I decided to try simply putting some watercolors on to the paper and see what I saw in the dried paint, similar to the journal pages I showed you here:  What The Paint Splatters Revealed To start, I wet the paper and added blue and a peachy red that I mixed.  I […]

A New Crudoodle Free Digital Stamp and Day Three

I have two girls for you today. The first is a my Day Three painting for Thirty Paintings in 30 Days, and my second for 29 Faces in September 2014. I did this with acrylics and Pitt pens for the black details. I don’t know who she is or where she came from but I […]

Thirty Paintings in 30 Days Challenge

Thirty?  Thirty.  Three, Zero.  30 in thirty days. This really is a challenge, especially for someone as new to painting as I am. I got to thinking… after thirty paintings, in thirty days, I won’t be so new.  I’ll be more practiced and all because I decided to jump in with both feet and take […]

Crudoodle Free Digital Stamp, Fanny

Wow!  We’re in the middle of a winter wonderland here this morning.  It’s beautiful but I hope it melts fast.  I’m ready for spring. Today’s Free Crudoodle Digital Stamp is Fanny.  A lovely lady holding a very large, lacey fan. To save Fanny to your computer, please click on the image above, then, right click on […]

Crudoodle – Fleur

Thank you so much for your patience this week, while I was installing programs and setting my computer up. Good things come to those who wait. I have one of my Dreamer Girls for you this week.  It’s still a bit wintery here…there’s still some of that white stuff on the ground!  I’m itching to […]

Patience is The Word of The Day

“Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.”  ― Winnie-the-Pooh, A.A. Milne I’ve encountered a rather large pot hole in my journey along my artistic road… My hard drive crashed and died last week.  Crippling for a digital artist.  The good news is that I did get a warning before […]

Crudoodle Free Digital Stamp – A Boy and His Bunny

Easter is coming.  What is Easter without bunnies.  Then I thought…boys like bunnies.  That is why this week’s Crudoodle Free Digital Stamp is A Boy and His Bunny. To save A Boy and His Bunny to your computer, please click on the image above, then, right click on the picture, and save to your computer. I’d […]

Crudoodle – A Kitty, Face 9

“The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats…” Albert Schweitzer This week’s Free Crudoodle Digital Stamp is A Kitty. To save A Kitty to your computer, please click on the image above, then, right click on the picture, and save to your computer. I’d love to see what you make with this […]

29 Faces – Making a “Poser” Portrait

Today I’m sharing faces 5, 6, 7 and 8 with you.  Faces 5, 6 and 7 are actually steps in my work to make face 8. Let me show you. Today’s final portrait started out in the Poser program, which is a 3D modeling program.  I use Poser 7.  Working in Poser is a bit […]

29 Faces – My First Four

Here I go.  I’m plunging into the 29 Faces Art Challenge. The Challenge?  To create 29 faces in the month of February.Seeing as I discovered this challenge Friday, that puts me a little behind.  Since then I’ve been working away and I’m happy to share my first four faces with you.Face 1This is called Believe […]