Hi art friends. I have been skeptical of digital sketching but persistence does pay off. Tonight's journal page was inspired by my mixed media painting days. Using Procreate and various Design Cuts brush sets. I started with a bit of journaling about the day then noodled about with some of my favorite colors and got … Continue reading 20200720 Art Journal page
Hi art friends. Today, I set up Mr. Keaton for a quick photo shoot. I'm still mulling over the portal series. My plan for this composition is to have Keaton coming through the portal, inviting the viewer to follow him in. Here is Step 1 of this canvas. It represents what is on Keaton's side … Continue reading Far From Home – BW Version
Hi art friends. Its the middle of Noir City Seattle and my art time is limited to Procreate exercises. A couple morguefile images, a 2 Lil Owls paper and Rebecca McMeen overlay. Masks, warp, and a use for Hard Light layer setting. And Robert is your brother's uncle. Happy creating.
Hi art friends. I've started reading "The 10,000 Doors of January" by Alix E. Harrow. It's an enchanting story and inspired a new series of work. Today's post is a finger exercise using Morguefile images and 2 Lil Owls background paper in Procreate. My theory was to test using Procreate as a tool to sketch … Continue reading Portals Series #1
Revisiting mixed media art classes as digital canvases.
Exploring digital art journaling, "spring."
Hi ho art friends. As I mentioned before, I love on-line art classes. I tend to choose classes with lifetime access, which allows me to take the class as time permits. One of the classes I signed up for a while ago is Jenniebellie's Rock Your Online Shop ecourse. I downloaded all the workbooks, but … Continue reading Shop update, December 2017
Hi ho artsy friends. I've had some trepidation working on some of the pages in my large Dylusions journal because I really love the way the backgrounds turned out. I was flipping through one my old Somerset Studio magazines recently and was inspired by an article featuring Jodi Ohl's works. I love her imagery and … Continue reading Minimalist page
Hi artsy friends. I don't know about you, but I get restless with just making the same kind of art. I've enjoyed making art dolls and picked up a few new patterns recently and started with this doll, Cecily. I purchased the pdf pattern from the NLH Designs Etsy shop. Cecily is a steampunk dragonfly … Continue reading Dragonfly art doll
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 … Continue reading White text obsession