Creating into 2023
Hello! So it has been a couple of months since I have last written on this page. No idea where the time went. In the past couple of months, I have been staying busy with planning out Christmas, homeschooling my two children, and working part-time as a virtual assistant. The virtual assistant position helps me…
Sketching on Cue
I have been participating in Peggy Dean’s Sketchbook Bootcamp these past few weeks. Most days I have not been able to sketch what she has directed for the day. Not because I don’t want to, but time has gotten away from me lately between homeschooling and other commitments. Since I have felt, my days are…
One of my fravorite things to do is sending mail…okay and receiving cards in the mail. Recently I made a card for a dear friend of mine. Unfortunetly I forgot to take a picture of her card, but I did take a picture of the envelope. I used Strathmore Watercolor Cards to spread a little…
I am slowly learning how to create in Procreate. One cute art project that I have compelted was this plant with the word grow on it.
Sprouting Iris’ Through My Drawing
One flower that always brings me joy when I see it is the iris. My Grandma Ida loved painting the iris. When I think of her, I always associate the iris with her. This morning I tried drawing this iris from a photo that I took this past summer. If you are ever in Fort…
Finding Joy on This Valentine’s Day
Happy Valentine’s Day! The day we celebrate the ones we love. Valentine’s Day has taken a different approach for me since I have become a mom. Valentine’s Day is filled with trying to make shoeboxes look cool for your children, so they can take them to school. Picking out the right valentine cards to gift…
100 Days of Landscape Painting
The past couple of months I have struggled with creativity. I have gone through the steps, but my heart has not been in it. I was craving direction and understanding where I am going. However, this creative journey keeps me on my toes. My word for 2022 is simple. This is probably the hardest word…
Embracing Thank You with a Wreath
This past weekend I had some time to go paint with some friends. One project that I completed was a thank you card. I used basic leaves to create the wreath. Inside the wreath I wrote Thank You using calligraphy.
Saying “Thank You” with Flowers
This year I decided to jazz up my “Thank You” cards with some flowers. I am loving painting roses with a vase.
Make A Card with Watercolor and Tape
Recently I had a bunch of birthday cards to make for some friends. I decided instead of going to the store, I would make their cards myself. First I took some washi tape and placed it all over the blank paper. I used Arteza Blank Watercolor Cards. After I placed the tape on the paper,…