Monthly Archives: June 2016

More Journalling…

I did this exercise from Anne Abgott’s book “Daring Color“.  I am really pleased with it. Look at what a difference a TINY little bit of dark, for shadow, can make to the look of depth in a picture. Left-Before … Continue reading

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Challenge

This challenge was “Draw a bird using an Elegant Writer Pen”.  This pen was originally designed for calligraphy, but when you touch the drawn image with a wet brush, the ink bleeds beautifully.   Here’s my reference photo – I … Continue reading

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Latest Challenge

Lorna said:  “Paint or draw anything from your garden” Mint, mmmm delicious refreshing mint, just waiting to be crushed into an Ice Cold Mohito

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Challenges With The Ladies – Part 3 of 3

Pears – meh… Pomegranates – love this one.  I used a negative painting effect for some of the background This was one of Jen’s Challenges – “Irish”.  I saw a photo on the ‘net entitled “Traffic Jam in Ireland” and … Continue reading

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Journal – Challenges With The Ladies – Part 2 of 3

Face using only an Elegant writer and a water brush – I love the simplicity of the face details Apples done with WaterColor Pencils.  This is pretty bad – Jen ROCKS the pencils Raccoon – sooo bad, but if you … Continue reading

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Journal – Challenges With The Ladies – Part 1 of 3

Two other women and myself quite often paint and draw together, and to make it more interesting, we take turns coming up with the idea for the journal page or painting. Here are some of the completed pages in my … Continue reading

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Garage Sale TREASURES for Assemblage Art

Since making my first-and-as-yet-only Piece of Assemblage Art, I’ve been collecting stuff, and man, the collecting part is as fun as the making part…. I spent $58 and scored all this – YOWZA!! Fancy Caligraphy set – I’ll use the … Continue reading

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