Monday, January 18, 2016

Life Book 2016 - January: Week 2

Life Book 2016 : 

Creating a Zentangle Butterfly:

Creating the background was more fun than doing the Zen doodling!

Life Book 2016 - January: Week 1

Life Book 2016:

Week 1 completed with inspirations from Tamara Laporte.
Creativity Takes Courage
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Happy Traveler - my travelling companions this year are a wolf and a bird.






Tuesday, December 08, 2015

Planning for 2016

I'll be journaling along in 2016 with the 'UnPlanner Documented Life Project' along with 1,167 others (so far).  Interested?  Check it out here.


Friday, July 17, 2015

Summer of Color - week 6

Summer of color week 6 is our final week for this fun event.

This weeks colors to use are Orange + Orange + Blue.
All I could think of was those fun Neon fish.  So I painted them.


Saturday, July 11, 2015

Summer of Color Week 5

Week 5 already!  This week's colors are green + green + pink.

Here is my entry for the Summer of Color Week 5  Our colors are green + green + pink.
I switched to watercolors this week.  Using a lime green, a dark green and a pink.

My try at a hydrangea.  All those little flower petals are tougher to draw and paint than I thought they would be. :)  I like the leaves and jar better than the flower :)

Aw well.... It's still all fun.




Sunday, July 05, 2015

Summer of Color week 4

Summer of color week 4
Colors are red + red + metallic.

These were tough colors to work with, but still a fun challenge.

I used true red, rose red and metallic gold acrylics.
I had a small problem, that the rose red was much more transparent than the true red, so when I blended, the true red took over.
Then to incorporate a 2nd red, I added black, which made it too dark of a red for what I wanted and the rose red wouldn't cover it.

It's difficult to photograph metallic in a painting.  I had to get the sun to hit it just right without getting too much glare.  A challenge in itself.