tight now. Yeah, tbese days I’m close VERY CLOSE TO hitting that button and finalizing my VERY FIRST BOOK. I’m working on lots of projects and most of them are out there. The world says only show the good stuff. I share mostly everything. The world says paint trends. I paint what I want. Continue reading “6 Posts I need the most…”
Today I saw this kid draw. He drew Disney characters. I should have taken a picture. He says he’s been drawing for a long time. BUT he’s only in 2nd grade. I thought about me and how I stopped drawing for years. I guess I grew up. I am reminded of all the TOYSContinue reading “thoughts are things”
I have a fast deadline ahead of me. There’s the Wise Trees book deadline and other projects. And yet I take time to paint ideas that have nothing to do with the project. I have a book cover to finalize and the final draft–I keep saying this. It’s nerve wracking so I have to paint.Continue reading “BIG MAGIC”
I had to repaint some trees. It’s awesome how you can create something beautiful out of literally anything. I write about this little lesson in my book. Of course the tree for that lesson is the tire tree. I’ll be repainting that tree next week. I made this tree without a care in the world,Continue reading “Painting a tree with a sponge”
This is a post on how I painted one of the trees for the wise trees book.
This is the tree I feel good about for the cover of the book. I’ve been hesitant to put my name on the book cover. I want this to feel more like a journal book so adding my name to the inside cover page makes more sense. Then there’s this tree. I had beenContinue reading “design a book cover”
so I’m taking a break from one book to work on another and in the process playing around with the ideas. I am learning so much from a drawing class. I have been letting go and becoming part of the flow. This is important because you notice yourself in a trance…in the stateContinue reading “picture book stuff”
Technique inspired by an awesome painter. He painted with newspaper and I painted with a kraft paper roll. This was a powerful lesson on exploring your creativity. Now I have one more tree for the Wise Trees book. Lots of trees and soon will come the time to scan them and create aContinue reading “Kraft paper brush Tree”