In June my friend Anita invited me to participate in a swap/exhibit put on by Art with a Heart in Altrincham, England. The theme was “In Bloom” so I had to do something with a floral theme. So I figured, hey, why not? Sure I hadn’t drawn or painted any flowers in a couple ofContinue reading “A Poppy in a Pinch”
(click the image to see a larger, sharper view) I skipped day nine, but I’m back on with Day 10. I went to my first orchid show on Sunday. I had never been to a flower show and I wanted some new things to draw so I went. I took a few pictures to useContinue reading “Every Day in May: Day 10 – Orchid Show Drawings”
I spotted this truck while taking one of my walks. I did a few quick sketches and then took a few pictures and worked on it from home. I haven’t used my watercolor pencils in a while so I played around with them here. I love these old trucks. They have so much character.
I was thinking about my art goals for 2009. After wracking my poor little brain for a while I decided to just skip it. I mean, I’ll just end up doing what I feel like doing. Last year I only had three goals and I completely disregarded two of them. I still did a lotContinue reading “Resolutions? Phooey!”
This must be the most unromantic and uninteresting subject under the sun. Well, one of them anyway. I think that is why I chose this Everyday Matters Challenge 126 – Draw a Sponge. I just needed to draw something that I didn’t care about. For a whole week I have been going around looking atContinue reading “Throwing In the Sponge – EDM 126”
I’ve been gone for a while, but I’ve had a wonderful week! Birthday celebrations (mine), guests from out of town and a general sense of well-being that comes from looking in the mirror and realizing that even though I’ve grown a year old, I still don’t have any crow’s feet. YES!!! Life is good. NowContinue reading “Something To Be Thankful For”