Friday, July 18, 2014

painting shoes again

I am working on finishing some of that art from last week but there's so much else to do too...
I decided I really like making bright colorful flats or sneaks... my first pair are here
and my new pair are shown here in progress...


Inspired by the colors of the daylilly...




 I mixed up some fabric paints with water to be less stiff, and used a pen as a stamp, I stamped polkadots. I almost wish I had stopped right there with just yellow polkadots but i kept stamping with smaller pens, I did some doodling in my ICAD book to try out looks, then when it was all done, it seemed a tad too bright so i smudged white over top the dots to tone it down. I am pleased with my new pair!

I will show you what else I did with daylillies on monday...

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Blackberry smoothie

i love being able to step out my backdoor and pick something fresh and organic to eat or cook with! We have been eating our own zucchini and summer squash and broccoli and cucumbers, and adding mint to our water, and chives and basil and parsley to our meals....

and picking our own blackberries which grew wild behind our shed...





I made a smoothie with them before work...

To my blender I added one banana and the following:




It was perfect!

Friday, July 11, 2014

I have done it again...

*! SCatteREd creAtiviTY !?*

I keep starting paintings without finishing others, i have at least 10 going I think...in all different styles, i want to use acrylic ink lines over top of these bright watercolors, I wanted to make a looser mandala... then I have also started a bunch more realistic white flowers (i have masked the white out and stopped there) and I am trying to finish up some bird paintings I started last winter, and still writing
...and...and...and...




If you'd rather see something finished I did post The Bee Queen piece monday...you can see it here


Monday, July 7, 2014

the Bee Queen

I posted some watercolors awhile back that have been turning into a story... here's another piece towards that picture book....


 This illustrates the conversation the Bee Queen has with the leader of the crows, to ask for his help...
Hopefully more to come soon...

Sunday, June 29, 2014

it's going to be a week of strawberries...

1. real strawberry fruit necklace on etsy from Realfruitjewelry, click here to see...
2. lollipops from asecretforest
3. wild strawberry seeds from SeedsIt
4. felt play strawberries from lilliannamarie
5. strawberry suckers from Candiedcakes
6. strawberry fruit leather from Beezersbistro