Crumbled Paper Tree

I painted this tree with a crumbled up piece of printer paper. The type and size of paper can prouduce unique textures. I should have used emerald green or white instead of kraft paper. Pressing down lightly or heavy also gives even more interesting textures. Here’s another tree I made with a heavy cardbard thatContinue reading “Crumbled Paper Tree”

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”

A Wonder to Behold…

Every single object in this book is heart shaped or has some embedded heart shapes. I did some research and found some beautiful heart shapes in nature.    I had lots of ideas, even the possibility of a Desert Rose. Then I realized that I should stick with my skills. I could paint a DesertContinue reading “A Wonder to Behold…”

Who Cares?

I do love Paul McCartney’s new song. The biggest lesson I learned this year is who cares. I love my letters. I love my drawings. I enjoy my art. Sure I need to go back to hand lettering. I love color. I should keep mixing. Isn’t that the point. I could be in this placeContinue reading “Who Cares?”