Posts Tagged: Having fun with art

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

Having Fun

Recently in one of the online art groups I’m in, someone posted one of “those” posts…the ones we’re really not supposed to post. You know, the “I’m sorry but I’m just a beginner…”, “I know this isn’t really very good…”,

Having Fun

Recently in one of the online art groups I’m in, someone posted one of “those” posts…the ones we’re really not supposed to post. You know, the “I’m sorry but I’m just a beginner…”, “I know this isn’t really very good…”,

Madox Paints a Mountain

Granny got out her Grumbacher watercolors, her Sakura “Koi” watercolor set, lots of paintbrushes, and big sheets of watercolor paper.

Madox Paints a Mountain

Granny got out her Grumbacher watercolors, her Sakura “Koi” watercolor set, lots of paintbrushes, and big sheets of watercolor paper.

Just for the Fun of It

I do feel it’s important for me to keep painting, even when my heart might not be in it. I still need practice, and even though I might start off uninspired, I know inspiration is most apt to come while I’m at my easel, not away from it.

Just for the Fun of It

I do feel it’s important for me to keep painting, even when my heart might not be in it. I still need practice, and even though I might start off uninspired, I know inspiration is most apt to come while I’m at my easel, not away from it.

Don’t Even Ask

Usually when I’m learning a new medium, I take a slow but steady approach, doing my best to get the basics down before attempting more involved projects. Not so with acrylics for some reason. Oh, I did start with the

Don’t Even Ask

Usually when I’m learning a new medium, I take a slow but steady approach, doing my best to get the basics down before attempting more involved projects. Not so with acrylics for some reason. Oh, I did start with the

If It’s Not Fun, Don’t Do It

Yesterday was my “fun day” for art. I played with lots of little watercolor “tricks” which I’ll share from time to time. I might even be able to use some of the techniques I learned for future paintings. I think a

If It’s Not Fun, Don’t Do It

Yesterday was my “fun day” for art. I played with lots of little watercolor “tricks” which I’ll share from time to time. I might even be able to use some of the techniques I learned for future paintings. I think a

April Fool’s Day Fun

I had fun this morning making a little April Fool’s Day greeting…at least until my husband asked, “Why would you draw a flower for April Fool’s Day?” Huh? What? It’s not a flower. It’s a fool’s cap. So, maybe it

April Fool’s Day Fun

I had fun this morning making a little April Fool’s Day greeting…at least until my husband asked, “Why would you draw a flower for April Fool’s Day?” Huh? What? It’s not a flower. It’s a fool’s cap. So, maybe it