Creative Exploration: Two Colors

The next step is to take the exploration further with two colors. Here you want to play with your markers and colored pencils. Here’s a list of my favorites. highlighter + watercolor apply to wet or dry paper or scribble on a ceramic palette and add water blend with marker and watercolor pencil drop inkContinue reading “Creative Exploration: Two Colors”

Fun + Art History + Creativity

These are some of my supplies. The old Crayola educational set is now filled with Mission, Grumbacher and Cotman. I’m in the process of organizing a new paint palette. Today I didn’t work on the book. Instead I worked on a project for the creative exploration class. The assignment was to choose an art paintingContinue reading “Fun + Art History + Creativity”

More doodles

Today I sat for two hours…the house was calm … too calm…but I sat with my creativity and let my mind wander. One idea led to the next. I thought about my letters and added more ideas. Lots more! Gave each letter a thought. I now have a map, a map that I’m excited about.Continue reading “More doodles”

More doodles and for reals plan

Today I sat unmotivated again…I tried drawing with a pencil. The erasing started… and then I let go. Sometimes I forget that the point of sketching and doodling is in ideas. Ideas don’t always have to make sense. The best ones don’t. I’m going to sit down when the house is calm, without interruption andContinue reading “More doodles and for reals plan”

Making changes

This weekend I had to get rid of an old palette. Crayola means a lot to me. I’m working on a new blogging class and the creative exploration class. I’m going to sketch and doodle the book this week. My birthday is coming up and I’d like to finish and scan the entire book. FirstContinue reading “Making changes”

sponge brush painting

I’ve been trying to think about a fun back to school project. I love to read. I didn’t like doing boring busy work. My favorite times were the holidays because that was craft time. Tests made me nervous. The best learning happens when your imagination and curiosity are allowed to PLAY. I haven’t written theContinue reading “sponge brush painting”