Tag Archives: watercolors

Seeing the Light

Before I get started on this post, I want to thank all of you who have commented or emailed me privately sending your prayers and healing thoughts for my back injury. I really appreciate each and every one. I am … Continue reading

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How To: Watercolor and Free Motion Mandalas

I’ve been playing a bit more with mandalas, but this time on fabric. To begin this process I was inspired by the Painted Hearts article by Joanne Sharp  in Cloth Paper Scissors. I thought I’d try the hearts and make … Continue reading

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A Year Challenge – One Little Tag

I’ve been wanting to take on a year-long challenge. I so enjoyed drawing the mandalas several months ago, that I wanted to focus on drawing every day. However, I was having trouble about what substrate to use. With the mandalas … Continue reading

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Winter Art Girl Getaway

I spent this past weekend at this chalet at Burdette Park in Evansville, Indiana with six other artsy friends. What fun! What better way to spend a cold, snowy weekend than with six other creative types with a fire in … Continue reading

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Bayard Park Sketch Crawl

On Tuesday I participated in a sketch crawl. Well, it’s not really a crawl or a walk or a stand – but maybe – Yes!  a stroll. We spent an hour strolling around the Bayard Park area, near the East … Continue reading

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Liquid watercolor love

Oh my! I am in love – love with liquid watercolor, that is. I am currently taking a wonderful class  Letter Love 101 from Joanne Sharpe where she has been teaching us lettering. (You can still sign up since the … Continue reading

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Watercolor Card Class

Yesterday I stopped by Make Time To Create, a local craft studio/store, to attend a watercolor card class. I bought these Twinkling H20s several years ago in Nashville, Indiana on a getaway with hubby. We were checking out all the … Continue reading

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Gesso and Stencils

Using gesso with stencils is a really fun technique with neat results for journal pages. For my first page I painted it with with water soluble oil pastels. Yes, you read me right – water soluble oil pastels! First thing … Continue reading

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