This week's word bowl words

From My Word Bowl – A Day Late

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 […]

A Collaged Journal Card inspired by words from my word bowl

From My Word Bowl – Collaged Journal Card

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 […]

Words for this week's art prompt

From My Word Bowl – Journal Spread

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 […]

Full painting for art prompt on June 18 2018

From My Word Bowl – New

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 […]

Word Bowl Photo by Tori Beveridge

Starting Monday

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 […]

Create Art and Inspire

Words Revisited

This was originally posted on January 5th 2016.  I’m reposting it in response to Effy Wild’s Artfully Wild Blog Along’s nudge for today: “Dig something really good out of your archived writings”. Because this has primarily been a blog dedicated to displaying art and not to writing words, I have very few archived “writings”.  This […]

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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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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 […]