Category Archives: Challenges and Contests

What? Me Worry?

Anyone who was around in the late 1950’s and early 1960’s is very familiar with Alfred E. Neuman of Mad Magazine fame, an iconic character who graced almost every cover of the satirical publication from 1956 on. In case you’re wondering, Mad

What? Me Worry?

Anyone who was around in the late 1950’s and early 1960’s is very familiar with Alfred E. Neuman of Mad Magazine fame, an iconic character who graced almost every cover of the satirical publication from 1956 on. In case you’re wondering, Mad

Just Look at that Onion!

Along with my lessons in re-learning to draw, I’m following along with prompts from the Autumn Art Challenge at The Inspiration Place. When I signed up to participate, I was intending to paint each day — maybe using watercolor, maybe

Just Look at that Onion!

Along with my lessons in re-learning to draw, I’m following along with prompts from the Autumn Art Challenge at The Inspiration Place. When I signed up to participate, I was intending to paint each day — maybe using watercolor, maybe

Artist Trading Cards

I guess I’ll have to call myself an artist now because I’ve joined in the fun of ATC — Artist Trading Cards. Like so many other art-related things, I’d never heard of trading cards until recently. I began following Grumbacher

Artist Trading Cards

I guess I’ll have to call myself an artist now because I’ve joined in the fun of ATC — Artist Trading Cards. Like so many other art-related things, I’d never heard of trading cards until recently. I began following Grumbacher

My First Challenge

I’m celebrating another momentous event on my journey toward becoming an artist. I’ve submitted my first work to a contest. No, I don’t expect to win any awards. I know I’m not ready to compete with other artists, even in

My First Challenge

I’m celebrating another momentous event on my journey toward becoming an artist. I’ve submitted my first work to a contest. No, I don’t expect to win any awards. I know I’m not ready to compete with other artists, even in