The final tree and no second guessing

I thought to replace this tree But why not keep it.  Let’s see–let me work on the writing for this. Then theer’s this tree. Not enough WOW.       I had been out and about when there it was, the biggest tree and beautiful too. I thought,”That’s it! That has to be the finalContinue reading “The final tree and no second guessing”

Strong roots

I painted this tree as I uttered the words, “I’m going for it.” I went for it and this happened. Literally this experience and my art exploration really, ties in to a book about a bird who follows her curiosity. She had some idea…some plan.  Part of following your curiosity means you follow your ideas.Continue reading “Strong roots”

Paint a pink tree with a Qtip

I have been thinking about the wise trees book and holding it in my hand. I painted and messed up, started again and repeated the process until I decided to just paint. That has allowed me to paint amazing trees. Yes this page makes so much sense.     There you are walking along andContinue reading “Paint a pink tree with a Qtip”

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”