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 […]
Had so much fun yesterday that I repeated the process today. This little piece is 3″ by 3″. Can’t decide if she is a volcano goddess or one of those long-haired troll dolls from my childhood.
Today I read through several days worth of Leah’s Art Every Day Month Survival Guide, and combined several prompts into today’s art session: 1. Finish, or recycle, abandoned pieces: I cut up old some inkblot portraits that I’d never been happy with so that they were completely unrecognizable. 2. Work small: These are all 3″ […]
This morning, I got all pissy that the ONE car parked in my building’s lot was RIGHT in front of MY office door, where I typically park. “How rude! They can’t go in my door, they have to walk around to the front or the back of the building anyway, why park in MY spot […]
iPad fingerpaintings, playing with textures
Our annual women’s retreat at the coast allows lots of time for drawing, and interesting things to look at. The inspiration for these doodles: the decor of our rental house; a driftwood sculture; beach boulders full of holes.