I have always loved to climb trees; still do, although opportunities are less frequent. The avocado tree in my memory was huge with several low horizontal limbs; when ensconced within its dense, overhanging foliage, I was invisible. What really mystifies me: How can I have grown up surrounded by this most delicious fruit without EATING […]
One of the things I love about Art Every Day Month is stealing learning from the other participants. I particularly enjoy Tobi Kibel Piatek’s prompts and exercises. Last night I played with the form she used in HER post yesterday.
iPad fingerpaint doodling occupied my time on this morning’s flight. Much easier than juggling paper and pens on my tiny seatback tray. I like the black and white version best.
This piece was all about trying to figure out a particular digital challenge. I had in my memory an old Yoga Journal cover in which a photograph kind of merged into a hand-drawing, and I wanted to play with re-creating the effect. So I recycled this image from the other day and played around with […]
Today I played with Lisa DeYoung’s Daily Musings Journal format. It is similar to the tiny sketchbook journal that I kept on my European adventure last summer. I’m feeling cruddy this evening, and the small size of each block is an easy, non-intimidating space where I can fulfill my daily art assignment without it taking […]
I’m VERY happy with how this card came out…although it is completely inappropriate for its originally intended use as a Thanksgiving card to send my clients!
Trying to put together a Thanksgiving card and having a hard time settling on an image – have doodled some text, cut out some magazine images for a collage that never came together, then got captivated by the Sufi dancer image. We’ll see what evolves tomorrow.
I have it in my head that I do not like drawing/painting landscapes, and that I suck at it. After spending a bit of time with one of Claudia Nice‘s books on nature drawing, I decided to give it another shot. I’m not sure it’s entirely finished; part of what I liked about the scene […]