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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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Here Comes Winter……

I’m finding journaling on the go is not always that easy.  I get too distracted by too many other things or maybe I’m trying to do too much.  I’m working on my Faces 101 class by Carla Sonheim and I … Continue reading

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Not quite a Christmas decoration…..

December was not a good month for art journaling with all the decorating, shopping, baking and other holiday activities.  So I let my daily practice in my journal slide but I did manage to get a painting done that I … Continue reading

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Long Summer

I can’t believe it has been more than 2 months since I’ve visited my own blog.  The time has flown by and has been filled with 2 trips to Tennessee, 2 weeks of running Camp Grandma and trying to get … Continue reading

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Horse of a lot of colors!

Day #2 creature:  Doesn’t he look sweet. We start by putting about 3 layers of random scribbly watercolor on the paper–don’t even think about what you’re doing.  After its all dry (I did 6 different papers) turn the paper in … Continue reading

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Lovin’ these creatures!

Day 1 of my Imaginary Creatures class with Carla Sonheim.  (Have I told you how much I love her classes?)  These are made from little paint blobs of watercolor–2 to 3 layers of different watery paint.  When you’re satisfied with … Continue reading

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What’s on my palatte…..

Thinking it would be helpful to jumpstart myself out of my procrastination mode I’m going to make a list of the art projects that are in need of finishing and those that are running through my mind and in need … Continue reading

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