Posts Tagged: Nature

The Eight-Hour Bee

When I was first learning to draw back in 2015, I read an article about a drawing class where the students spent 20 weeks working on a nose. I’m assuming that each class lasted for at least an hour, so

The Eight-Hour Bee

When I was first learning to draw back in 2015, I read an article about a drawing class where the students spent 20 weeks working on a nose. I’m assuming that each class lasted for at least an hour, so

The Great Berry-Hunting Adventure

If you’ve followed along on my art journey for a while, you know already how much I love September. For me, it’s a bit like the start of a personal new year.  It’s a time for new resolve, a time to

The Great Berry-Hunting Adventure

If you’ve followed along on my art journey for a while, you know already how much I love September. For me, it’s a bit like the start of a personal new year.  It’s a time for new resolve, a time to

Happy Colors

I haven’t been doing a lot of drawing and painting since my holiday hiatus over Christmas and New Years. Even so, the elements and principles of art — and design — have remained a part of my life. Along with having

Happy Colors

I haven’t been doing a lot of drawing and painting since my holiday hiatus over Christmas and New Years. Even so, the elements and principles of art — and design — have remained a part of my life. Along with having

Finding One’s Style

At what point does an artist begin to develop a unique, personal style? I’ve often wondered about this, and lately the question has been on my mind a lot. When I look at colored pencil sketches or paintings I’ve done,

Finding One’s Style

At what point does an artist begin to develop a unique, personal style? I’ve often wondered about this, and lately the question has been on my mind a lot. When I look at colored pencil sketches or paintings I’ve done,