Spiral Tree

  I went from this sketch   ( p.s when you’re tired of blowing your nose and your stomach hurts from coughing you don’t care about taking a perfect picture…but should I ever?)       to this painting. My goal was to create this place of mystery, growth, peace, wonder, and magic…EVERYTHING that love is. Continue reading “Spiral Tree”

Painting with melted crayon

The best part of painting with melted crayons is you have to work super fast! There’s no time to think. You have to paint and PAINT before the crayons dry up. I planned everything out before I melted the crayons.  There’d be two projects. I’d paint a tree and a quote. I love this ideaContinue reading “Painting with melted crayon”

Painting a tree with a sponge brush

I am so glad I MADE this awesome brush.  I saw this fantastic brush and I wanted to make one a whole lot smaller. I had this old sponge brush and a fabulous idea…LOVE WHEN THAT HAPPENS! I used a little yellow and green acrylic paint. Did I mix in tempera paint? I may have.Continue reading “Painting a tree with a sponge brush”

Clever Painting Brush

Sometimes I see trees and imagine that MAYBE the leaves of a tree are just it’s hair. Trees must need their leaves like we need our hair. I smile and the tree smiles back. The warm sun and the breeze come along for the ride. This sounds CRAZY I know,  but maybe I have aContinue reading “Clever Painting Brush”