Holiday Collection

How I painted ( top left corner) watercolor and salt. heart shaped loops in various green tones painting circles and letting the paint blend together downward strokes using color to create a bountiful tree more salt. The trees and this project are pretty much done. Last night was crazy! I was sure that this project […]

Creative Brainstorm

I just want to have fun with this book. I’m still working on my summer plan. All the details are almost in place. I sat and doodled away at some lines, patterns, and textures. Ok at first I referenced some Instagram faves. Then I just kept creating. It’s like writing. It’s always good to just […]

happiness with salt

I painted this last night and it felt so good. Everyting is always better when I paint. I’ve been sick and haven’t painted much. I started with the color yellow and gradually added small amounts of red. Then I sprinkled some salt. Sometimes it’s hard to shut off that negative voice in my head. I […]

Eric Carle Collage

…there’s a book inspired by Eric Carle’s collage technique and many MANY watercolor beautiful messes … There comes a time in every project when you realize it’s time to alter coarse. I wanted to make good use of these messes but it’s hard scanning 140Ib paper. I said goodbye and recylced most of the lovely textures. […]

Lonely Curiosity

I’ve been sick for weeks. Seems like I get better and then I get worse. Today I’m sitting still, working on my shops. Sure my curiosity is lonely. I haven’t picked up a paint brush too much. I miss painting and my curiosity misses it too. At least I can say I published my book.