Monthly Archives: May 2015

Lifebook – Portrait and Collage

Week 22 with Jeanne Oliver.  Use a photo to draw a sketch.  Then collage and paint.  It doesn’t really look like Dylan, but I’m happy with the results.  Not sure I have the attention span for the collage, though.

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Siren Nation – Paint Your Art Out 2015

My artwork has been selected for the Paint Your Art Out 2015 show/sale.  Art from local female artists will be on display from June 27th through August 8th at the Olympic Mills Commerce Center. The show opening is on June … Continue reading

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Painting – Sea Turtles

I love getting new goodies in the mail.  This was done with Stencil Girl stencils, distress inks, embossing powder and pens.  Oh yeah, and some Pan Pastels.

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Lifebook – Mark Making

This lesson was all about just using different items to make freeform marks.  No pre-thinking about layout, colors, etc.  I just grabbed the colors that spoke to me at the moment and used a pallet knife and big round brush … Continue reading

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Lifebook – Stamping Shadow and Light

This lesson was very fun because it involved carving our own stamps.  I’ve carved stamps in the past, so I got to revisit how fun it is.  I ended up using the stamp in the background of my piece and … Continue reading

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