Category Archives: painting

Backgrounds for Breakfast

Cereal boxes make great substrates for postcards and it makes me feel like Mother  Earth when I’m being green and finding a use for a throwaway!  (Actually, I would recycle but this even feels better). Plus–free art stuff! Start by … Continue reading

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Juicy Watercolors!

Watercolor postcards mailed out today for the MMSA watercolor swap.  Wasn’t really sure if I would get this one in this week but when I started playing with my paints I couldn’t stop.  I would have made a 4th card … Continue reading

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Inspiration when you least expect it!

Last weekend we did some volunteer work at our local metropark.  It was a small Spring carnival mainly for little kids–a clown, crafts, junk food and game booths with all those kitsy little prizes.  I was assigned the ladybug bean … Continue reading

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Collage, Draw, Paint

A couple of fun paintings I did this week.  I’m taking an online class through Carla Sonheim with Diane Culhane.  It’s a base of collage, outline an image with a fat marker and add gesso on top.  Finished off with … Continue reading

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Head vs. Heart

Recently I’ve signed up for a lot of online projects:  postcard swap, Strathmore painting class, drawing faces class, meditation with Deepak Chopra.  They are all work at your own speed except for iHanna’s postcard swap.  (scroll down to the badge … Continue reading

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