If you are an artist or striving to be, you probably have a ton of pages upon pages of practice doodles that didn't quite cut it. Or maybe that's just me. For some nutty reason I keep all of mine in a plastic bin and occasionally go through the scraps combing for ideas. When the … Continue reading Trash or Treasure?
combining elements of my butterfly bouquet series with steam punk, adding color by practicing water color painting.
Oil paint diluted in linseed oil on water color paper. Most of these are rough practices for a piece that I made as a Christmas gift for a secret Santa party. Simi ink on paper, oil paint Sumi ink on paper.
This is a 3-part panel, however I sold two of the pieces before I could photograph them, and all I have left is this one. Mixed media: acrylic paint, and oil pastel. How you might ask? Lots of fixative! I originally created this as a funny spoof piece for my son's hot air balloon room. … Continue reading Falling: A Victorian Dream