Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Eyes That Have Seen Too Much

I don’t usually do political art, but this watercolor portrait showed up on my easel as I was working on World Watercolor Month. Later, you’ll see more of the images I’ve been putting together in a collection titled “Faces of

Eyes That Have Seen Too Much

I don’t usually do political art, but this watercolor portrait showed up on my easel as I was working on World Watercolor Month. Later, you’ll see more of the images I’ve been putting together in a collection titled “Faces of

I Painted a Bird

All right, so it’s not a complete bird. I won’t argue with you over that point. It is, however, at least part of a bird, and for a beginning watercolor artist… well, personally, I considered this head of a hairy

I Painted a Bird

All right, so it’s not a complete bird. I won’t argue with you over that point. It is, however, at least part of a bird, and for a beginning watercolor artist… well, personally, I considered this head of a hairy

Defining Moments

Each of us faces many defining moments in life. Those moments become indelible memories, always a part of us. Those defining moments tell us who we are — and who we’re not. They shape us, mold us, and influence us

Defining Moments

Each of us faces many defining moments in life. Those moments become indelible memories, always a part of us. Those defining moments tell us who we are — and who we’re not. They shape us, mold us, and influence us

Slip Sliding Away

I’ve mentioned acrylic pouring several times in the past. When I first saw colorful pourings on-line, I was excited and eager to try this art-form for myself. I could see at once — to be blunt here — that little,

Slip Sliding Away

I’ve mentioned acrylic pouring several times in the past. When I first saw colorful pourings on-line, I was excited and eager to try this art-form for myself. I could see at once — to be blunt here — that little,

Happy Fourth of July

No artsy post today… just a wish for all in our land to have a safe and happy Fourth of July. We’ll be having a quiet celebration at home, enjoying home-made ice cream, strawberries, and blueberries. No fireworks for us,

Happy Fourth of July

No artsy post today… just a wish for all in our land to have a safe and happy Fourth of July. We’ll be having a quiet celebration at home, enjoying home-made ice cream, strawberries, and blueberries. No fireworks for us,

Friday Night at the Movies

Since moving into our new home, my husband and I have designated Friday as our “dinner and a movie” date night. We’ve always had our Friday night date nights, although we’ve never gone anywhere. It was just our own little

Friday Night at the Movies

Since moving into our new home, my husband and I have designated Friday as our “dinner and a movie” date night. We’ve always had our Friday night date nights, although we’ve never gone anywhere. It was just our own little

Breaking Up Is Not So Hard to Do

Yesterday I painted a very simple watercolor landscape as part of my 100-day creative art adventure. As you know, I’m following along page by page, day by day, with a watercolor book written by Aubrey Phillips. I bought the book back

Breaking Up Is Not So Hard to Do

Yesterday I painted a very simple watercolor landscape as part of my 100-day creative art adventure. As you know, I’m following along page by page, day by day, with a watercolor book written by Aubrey Phillips. I bought the book back

Just Do It!

Just do it! Those words were popularized as Nike’s slogan for a long time. It’s a positive, uplifting, encouraging statement. Whatever it is you’re wanting to do, just do it. For me and my art work, just do it has become

Just Do It!

Just do it! Those words were popularized as Nike’s slogan for a long time. It’s a positive, uplifting, encouraging statement. Whatever it is you’re wanting to do, just do it. For me and my art work, just do it has become

Classical Favorites

According to research — whose, I don’t know — blog readers love lists. This is why you see so many “top 10” posts, and variations on the theme of “5 things I can’t live without.” I’ll admit I love lists,

Classical Favorites

According to research — whose, I don’t know — blog readers love lists. This is why you see so many “top 10” posts, and variations on the theme of “5 things I can’t live without.” I’ll admit I love lists,

My First Food Art

I love food, and have loved to cook from a very young age. The highlight of my week is sitting down on Friday evening to plan our meals for the coming week, checking out new recipes to put on the

My First Food Art

I love food, and have loved to cook from a very young age. The highlight of my week is sitting down on Friday evening to plan our meals for the coming week, checking out new recipes to put on the