Mermaid Flip Turn painting

Mermaid Flip Turn This piece is a mixed media collage on an 8″x10″ wrapped canvas. I used homemade acrylic paint sprays, using 2 ounce spray bottles I picked up at my local Daiso, Golden Fluid acrylic paints, Daler Rowney acrylic inks and water.  Roughly 1/3 paint and 2/3 waters, depending on the color.  The fluorescent […]

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White text obsession

Hi ho art friends. A while ago, I picked up Danielle Donaldson’s “Creative Girl” book, which started my enchantment with drawing tiny, wonky houses and using a white acrylic pen on dark backgrounds. It occurred to me that I should try using a white pen on my dark backgrounds.  I queued up several arty youtube […]

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2017 Pair Go photo shoot

Hi ho friends. It’s nearly time for the Seattle Go Center Annual Pair Go Tournament, and for the 5th year, my resin crew have been featured in a pair go-themed photo. This is a fun photo shoot. I get to play with my dolls, professional lighting set-up, and scale. The location is the Tatami Room […]

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My contribution to Inktober

Happy Halloween, friends. I had lofty aspirations to participate in Inktober this year, but, well, it just didn’t work out. I have made two pages with Jane Davenport’s Inktober themes: Midnight Unicorn and Goth Glam. These are both from my Dylusions large journal. Both started with a variety of Dylusions sprays, stencils, and Dyan’s ghosting […]

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Art journal, my old friend

Hello friends.  After months of studying, I took the IAAP Certified Administrative Professional exam today. I’ve managed to squeeze a bit of art, including several hours creating background pages in my large Dylusions journal. The test was 3.5 hours maximum and I nearly used it all.  Afterwards, my brain was mashed potatoes. I got home, […]

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Graffiti advice

Hi ho friends. As mentioned in the last post, my camera is calling me but I’ve got a couple more days of study before my CAP exam. I dug into my photo files and found this photo from 2013, which I’d completely forgotten about.  I don’t know who the graffiti artist is, but I like […]

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Visual Update

Hi ho friends. It was time to change up the look of my site to feature my art images over the words so I’ve changed themes.  I hope you like the new look. This is one of my favorite photos. It is a selfie.  I took the photo back in 2013 when I was taking […]

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My latest obsession…bujo

Hi ho friends.  I’m sorry for being off-line for so long. When not doing my knee PT exercises, I’ve been studying for the IAAP Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) exam, which I take late next week.  I thought I’d take a study break and share a few pages of my latest obsession: bullet journaling.  I haven’t […]

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Enchanted by Dylusions

Hi how, friends. I’ve been enchanted lately with Dyan Reavely’s videos on YouTube. I recently purchased some Dylusions goods. This weekend, I making journal pages using Dyan’s art journal style.  Here’s my current page in progress. I’ve cut out a mermaid drawn a while ago in one of Tamara Laporte’s classes. I’ll color my mermie […]

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