Posts Tagged: Learning to Draw

A Year Ago Today

I’m so grateful for everyone who’s joined me here on my art journey. Today is a very special day for me. It marks the one-year “anniversary” of the day I decided I would learn to draw. I had just received

A Year Ago Today

I’m so grateful for everyone who’s joined me here on my art journey. Today is a very special day for me. It marks the one-year “anniversary” of the day I decided I would learn to draw. I had just received

Ghosts of the Past

On Thursday night, I logged in for the weekly “live lesson” at The Virtual Instructor. Since I started attending the sessions in March, I’ve come to enjoy going to class every week. It’s almost like being back in school…which is

Ghosts of the Past

On Thursday night, I logged in for the weekly “live lesson” at The Virtual Instructor. Since I started attending the sessions in March, I’ve come to enjoy going to class every week. It’s almost like being back in school…which is

What Is It?

“What is it?” Those are the three little words no artist ever wants to hear, especially one who’s still relatively new to the art journey. In other words, especially ME! Usually my husband is my biggest fan, and each day

What Is It?

“What is it?” Those are the three little words no artist ever wants to hear, especially one who’s still relatively new to the art journey. In other words, especially ME! Usually my husband is my biggest fan, and each day

On a Mission

As an aspiring artist, I’m definitely on a mission. My intent is to explore the wide world of art, gather as much knowledge as I can, and practice, practice, practice. In that respect, my mission is a selfish one. I

On a Mission

As an aspiring artist, I’m definitely on a mission. My intent is to explore the wide world of art, gather as much knowledge as I can, and practice, practice, practice. In that respect, my mission is a selfish one. I

Sketchbook Aficionada

Yesterday I wrote about my new watercolor journal. Later this morning, I plan to go out to my herb garden — chives are already growing — and do a bit of sketching. Buying a new journal — which is in

Sketchbook Aficionada

Yesterday I wrote about my new watercolor journal. Later this morning, I plan to go out to my herb garden — chives are already growing — and do a bit of sketching. Buying a new journal — which is in

Just Draw…Everything

Yesterday I picked up my copy of Your Artist’s Brain by Carl Purcell. I’ve been working — diligently — on learning to see shapes instead of things, and these words caught my eye: Everything in the visual world is made

Just Draw…Everything

Yesterday I picked up my copy of Your Artist’s Brain by Carl Purcell. I’ve been working — diligently — on learning to see shapes instead of things, and these words caught my eye: Everything in the visual world is made

Color Me Blue

I had to laugh when I read my horoscope for today…after I’d finished a painting project. Here’s what the stars had to say… Live your creative fantasies today…but watch out for the reality police at the border. You may experience

Color Me Blue

I had to laugh when I read my horoscope for today…after I’d finished a painting project. Here’s what the stars had to say… Live your creative fantasies today…but watch out for the reality police at the border. You may experience