I am calling this my successful fail, this was my first attempt at using a couple of new tools. It was a fail because it did not turn out how I would have liked but successful because I learned some valuable lessons in the process. Lesson #1: The Pen holder for the Silhouette Cameo: I … More Successful Lessons
I know as a woman that tough times are just that, tough times. You can either let them take over you or you can fight through them. Me, I would rather fight through them. We have a young lady at another branch (my 9-5 job), that has fallen on some tough times and I know … More When Life Gets You Down…..
Just a little doodle I have been adding to over the past couple of weeks. Started with the mandala colored in with colored pencil. Of course I had a bunch of negative space and I can have that so I filled it in with bubbles that were filled in with watercolors and gold paint pen, … More Flower Mandala
Just a quick HAPPY HALLOWEEN to everyone before we head out to get some candy, be safe and have fun.
I did not have the amount of time that I would have liked to enjoy #worldwatercolormonth But I am happy to have participated in it. I will continue to tag along for August and September but come October I will be taking on my next challenge, Inktober Fest. Here is to creating as much as … More Mandala in Watercolor
In my journey to practice with Galaxy backgrounds I choose to do a tree with my second practice painting. Because the background was so dark I used white gouache to create the tree, I knew the first layer would pull up the watercolor, which it did. I figured I could get the white tree I … More A Pretty Good Lesson Learned
This started off as practice, since I went back to work my creativity has been lacking a lot. It is amazing how stress can wear you out. I have been going back and forth with ideas and finally settled with playing around with backgrounds. I ended up with this nice night blue background and figured … More Full Moon in a Night Sky
I had a friend ask me to do a painting for her and I happily said..sure. She said she wanted something with the Om symbol, I had to quickly look it it up, I had no idea what it was. Come to find out it is a symbol of something I did when I took … More Knowing What You’re Painting
Trying to stay on track for #worldwatercolormonth but I am a day behind so this is my day 6 painting, by the time I finished painting it, it was too late to post. Playing with some lettering and shading again.
Well, I finally finished the second painting for my mother, she is my first customer. We used the barter system, I paint her two coffee themed paintings for her kitchen and she supplies me with new art supplies, I thought it was pretty fair. Also this is my Day 5 painting for #worldwatercolormonth. This, however … More Enjoying Some Coffee