Category Archives: Holidays

How to Make a Monster

Once again I’m interrupting the daily Inktober drawings — not to share any big announcements, but to give others the opportunity to have fun making a few monsters. I was browsing around a bit and came up with How to Draw

How to Make a Monster

Once again I’m interrupting the daily Inktober drawings — not to share any big announcements, but to give others the opportunity to have fun making a few monsters. I was browsing around a bit and came up with How to Draw

The Allure of Darkness

I’ve been reading about Gothic art — not the historical sort, but the more modern-day concept that many artists have embraced. I’ll admit that I don’t understand a lot of it, but I’m old, and no doubt a bit old-fashioned in my

The Allure of Darkness

I’ve been reading about Gothic art — not the historical sort, but the more modern-day concept that many artists have embraced. I’ll admit that I don’t understand a lot of it, but I’m old, and no doubt a bit old-fashioned in my

Halloween Will Soon Be Here!

It might seem a little early for some folks, but I love Halloween, and this weekend my husband is getting out all our decorations. With the help of a grandson, he’ll be stringing spider lights, creating cobwebs, and checking out

Halloween Will Soon Be Here!

It might seem a little early for some folks, but I love Halloween, and this weekend my husband is getting out all our decorations. With the help of a grandson, he’ll be stringing spider lights, creating cobwebs, and checking out

The Graphics Fairy

I’ve probably shared this site before, but I wanted to take a moment to share it again because it has so much to offer. The Graphics Fairy provides vintage clip art for projects, along with tutorials, online courses, and lots

The Graphics Fairy

I’ve probably shared this site before, but I wanted to take a moment to share it again because it has so much to offer. The Graphics Fairy provides vintage clip art for projects, along with tutorials, online courses, and lots

I’m Just a Bird in the Sky

Una Paloma Blanca means a white dove, and maybe you’ve seen doves gliding through the sky. Most likely you’ve heard George Baker’s song: When the sun shines on the mountains And the night is on the run It’s a new day,

I’m Just a Bird in the Sky

Una Paloma Blanca means a white dove, and maybe you’ve seen doves gliding through the sky. Most likely you’ve heard George Baker’s song: When the sun shines on the mountains And the night is on the run It’s a new day,

Making Memories with Art

You might think that the painting you’re looking at was drawn by one of our grandchildren. You would be wrong. This painting was made recently by my older sister. Some of you may remember that my sister is living in

Making Memories with Art

You might think that the painting you’re looking at was drawn by one of our grandchildren. You would be wrong. This painting was made recently by my older sister. Some of you may remember that my sister is living in

Happy Blogaversery – Update

I do want to thank everyone for the friendship and encouragement I’ve received since I began “Artistcoveries” in 2016, and I hope to reach a point where I can resume my art studies this spring.

Happy Blogaversery – Update

I do want to thank everyone for the friendship and encouragement I’ve received since I began “Artistcoveries” in 2016, and I hope to reach a point where I can resume my art studies this spring.