Category Archives: Lifebook
It’s been such a big year for me artistically. I joined Lifebook 2015 in January and followed along all year. I took several classes from Jane Davenport. My art was featured in a public show. And I sold several pieces! … Continue reading
This week’s lesson: paint your goddess of choice. This is the Roman goddess Minerva (Athena in Greek mythology). She is the goddess of wisdom, medicine and craft. She is also a warrior goddess. This was my first version. I think … Continue reading
Great bonus lesson this week with Rachael Rice.
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.
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
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
More face painting with Tamara Laporte. She looks a little like a Disney princess, but she was really fun to do. And great practice on shading faces, which is a challenge.