Monthly Archives: May 2017

Acrylic Paint Pouring – Little Galaxies

OK, so I just did an experiment with 2 pours at once using the same colors (almost), but Acrylic Pouring Medium in one and PVAC Glue in the other.  What a difference. For the first pour, with Glue, I used … Continue reading

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Really Big Commitment

Well, I’ve gone and done it now…. I just signed a year-long lease to rent a space in Nest Collective, at Whippletree Junction, here in the Cowichan Valley. What an AMAZING space!  What an eclectic collection of treasures!  What a … Continue reading

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Every Day In May – gahhh….

So, I went to Vegas for 4 days – no time for drawing there (Hello Crown Royal, Goodbye ArtMojo), then when we got home, I got sick (nothing major, just flu, cold, blah blah), and I got SO behind on … Continue reading

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Acrylic Paint Pouring

In this pour, I used 2 blues, Quin Gold, Bright Yellow, and lots of white. Paulette was over and we used the exact same colors, but made our own separate Pour Cups.  We both ended up with gorgeous paintings.  These … Continue reading

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Every Day In May – EDIM2017 – 12 0f 31

This is the last page in this journal  – another Completed Journal!! Pretty pathetic drawing/painting, tho’…oh well….  Sometimes you knock it out of the park, and sometimes you drop the ball on your sore toe……….. What I’m finding with this … Continue reading

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Every Day In May – EDIM2017 – 7, 8, + 9 of 31

So, I had this deep thought…. Do monkeys ever slip on banana peels? And if they DO, do all the other monkeys laugh? So I drew a banana peel And then I drew a monkey.  This drawing is SOOOOOO bad … Continue reading

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Every Day In May – EDIM2017 – 6 of 31

A beautiful little koi….

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Every Day In May – EDIM2017 – 5 of 31

I love these two artists.   Deb Weiers does distorted weirdo faces with strange colors and Olaf Hajek does heads with “stuff” all through the hair.  I decided to try combining those two styles and came up with this. I used … Continue reading

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Every Day In May – EDIM2017 4 of 31

I splurged and bought a product that I’ve never used before – Dr. Ph. Martin’s Hydrus Fine Art Watercolor.  It’s liquid, and comes in a bottle with a Squeeze Dropper in the Lid.  The worrisome bit is how easy it … Continue reading

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Acrylic Paint Pouring

I did three pours this afternoon, and this one is my favorite, and it was the one I did with the “left over” paint.  I hate to waste paint, it’s really expensive.  Paul says it looks like Fire!  Done on … Continue reading

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Illustrating a Kid’s Book – End Page

So, that title doesn’t mean I’ve completed the book for P, it just means I actually completed the page that will be the last one in the book. I’m pretty pumped that I’ve FINALLY done one page that I consider … Continue reading

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Every Day In May – EDIM2017 – 3 of 31

I love how this one turned out.  Here’s the initial drawing And with color added It’s funny how I see things in these photos that I don’t notice when I’m painting the piece.  This would have been a better composition … Continue reading

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Every Day In May – EDIM2017 – 2 of 31

A fun, playful little page in my journal

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Every Day In May – EDIM2017 – 1 of 31

So, I’ve decided to commit to the “Every Day in May” challenge.  You draw something (surprise!) Every Day in May.  I’m modifying the rules a bit (Surprise!) to suit myself.  I WILL draw 31 things by the end of May, … Continue reading

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