A craft brush makes a great texture. I should do this in green and paint little flowers and butterflies creating a garden pathway. I do have a quote on imagination. So who do I belong too? I belong to the trees, clouds, the stars, the moon… the universe. The book is taking on a newContinue reading “I like this idea…”
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 projectContinue reading “Holiday Collection”
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 justContinue reading “Creative Brainstorm”
Today I sat in a room full of high school seniors. I heard laughs the words scared and hard work. All this emphasis on passing a class, graduation parties and over the top celebrations. And then it hit me, the one who’s reading Think and Grow Rich, graduation and passing a class doesn’t matter allContinue reading “What matters?”
…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.Continue reading “Eric Carle Collage”
…and she’s at work on five to six new titles at all times. I read these words in an article about Danielle Steel and her career. What- wait- that’s the thought I had today, as I contemplate my summer plans. Here’s a list finish drawing for live your story and publish that book work onContinue reading “Summer Plans”
I am reading Think and Grow Rich and right now all the words I’ve circled seem to sum up these words in Feck Perfection. Let’s do this.
The first layer was done with melted crayons. Or was it the other way around? Not sure but the point is I combined two awesome techniques because one alone just wasn’t enough. Why did I think of this? Who knows but it does the mind good to revel in curiosity. What other media could IContinue reading “Painting trees with crayons too”
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.
It’s why I wrote this book. This week I want to explore more ideas and continue to embrace my creativitY This week’s activity list is to: work on the paperback cover submit the final copy for my paperback top 10 ways to paint trees learn creative ways to market my books speaking of marketing, what’sContinue reading “the cover…”