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Memento of my UK trip

I was away for most of July visiting my elderly dad, friends and other relatives in the UK.

I took paints and paper with me, but found I didn’t really find the time or space to do any paintings.   183 more words


Steal Like an Artist

I’ve been reading Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon. Perhaps you’ve heard of it? It’s very simple. The book is small and easy to take with you. 233 more words

Pencil Drawing

Dreams Really Do Come True!

Here is a link to an article about Ed Denecke, a former youth pastor and janitor, who was at a church my husband went to called Calvary Temple Christian Center in 1982. 73 more words

My Thoughts

peacock - close-, closer-, closest-up.


ink paintings of a peacock. three steps, going from a close-up, to a ‘closer-up’ and ending with the ‘closest-up’… It was very interesting to paint.

Drawings And Paintings

Timeout for Art: An Invasion of Ideas

The problem isn’t coming up with ideas, it is how to contain the invasion. My ideas are like uninvited guests. They don’t knock on the door; they climb in through the windows like burglars… 657 more words


Basic Drawing Process

My process of drawing is very simple and basic really, here is an sample. In the first image I like to start my drawing as a thin line drawing to help with the basic shape I want to convey using a very thin pencil lead to create a fine line which I can easily rub out any mistakes I may make or want to change the positioning of my object. 139 more words