Thursday, August 1, 2013

Need to get Back to My Art

I have been consumed with working on my family tree.  That's a whole different art and different blog and it's consuming my time.

Tonight I want to get out my pencils again; my colored pencils, put on my artist hat and create!  I find it so relaxing and might even do some zendoodle-ing.......something that can be done in front of the TV.  Can't miss Big Brother tonight.

Family tree, art, crocheting, knitting, jewelry!  Yikes!  I don't know what I should do but work on one thing at a time.  Am I going crazy?  

That should be me on my bike, if I had one, but for sure that's my butt!

This is one of my favorite pieces of art.  I used lots of acrylic paints, stencils, stamps, sprays, wax crayons.  You may recognize the artist's work. It's Tamara LaPorte........She's beautiful artist and the best way I know how to learn is to find a picture I like and try it. I love her work.

Happy Arting!!


Friday, July 19, 2013

Colors of Summer Challenge

Colors of Summer challenge is sage and sepia this week!  I missed last week due to lack of data on my wifi plan so I will probably post it today, too.

I thought it looked more sage than it shows on my monitor.  It was fun and I'm glad I discovered colored pencils.

The week before was candy apple red and yellow, I think.  More colored pencils and my portfolios.  I know they look like they're floating but it's not really a still life, it's a picture of apples!  LOL

Come back again soon and happy creating!


Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Twinkle Twinkle Colors of Summer challenge 2013

Week three was purple and lime green:

This is a negative watercolor and the purple shows up blue on my camera.  It really was purple.

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Happy creating!!


Color of Summer 2013 Twinkle Twinkle

Week two was hot pink and orange.  

This is a zendoodle filled in with colored pens.

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thanks and happy creating!!


Twinkle Twinkle Colors of Summer 2013

Here's my painting submitted for the first week of the Colors of Summer 2013 challenge.

Colors were teal and citron

Had a lot of fun with this one.

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Monday, June 24, 2013

Arts Mixed Media Painting Journaling

Art, mixed media, painting and Journaling is what has consumed my time lately.  I've decided to show off some of my art work on this blog.  I have been an artist for many years and have revived this wonderful and fun craft.  So I hope you'll come back and see my work.  

Here's my first art post.  

What I did was start with watercolor paper meant for a journal.  I layered on acrylic paint, glued some torn tissue paper,  dribbled paint down from the top on the left painting and added some detail with colored pencils and stencils.

I hope my photography techniques improves.  These were taken with my phone camera and later I will do them all again using my digital camera.  Hopefully, they'll come you much better.

So, if you have any questions, or want to comment, please do so.  And I thank you for visiting.  I'll be updating the photo.

Have a wonderful "artful" day.