Creating a tabby cat pet portrait with colored pencils and paint details.
Trying a new medium after nearly 20 years is as rewarding as it is challenging.
I’m continuing with my watercolor phase and thought I’d paint something sweet for Mother’s Day. Except this wasn’t exactly painted. It was sketched with watercolor pencils and then “painted” with water. It’s a fun way to get a watercolor look without having to know what you’re doing. I’m good with things that don’t require knowing […]
When did it happen? When did canning jars become all the rage? They are, you know. And haven’t they been around for, like, ever? At least as long as I can remember, I know that. (And that’s a pretty long time!) Now they’re used for crafts, home decor, wedding decor, and parties. Not to mention […]
This tutorial shows how to use acrylic paints and create a watercolor effect on peonies and mason jars.
How to use a stencil to paint backgrounds with a beautiful watercolor effect.
Hey there! What do you think of my new ‘digs’? I’m seriously in love. I didn’t know it was possible to be in love with a website . . . but I am. And it’s mine, all mine. I still have some tweaking to do and it’s going to take some time but it’ll be […]
With Season 4 of Downton Abbey premiering tonight, I had to try my hand at a couple of costume illustrations again. Instead of the beautiful gowns from Season 1, I chose a couple of lovely hats. There are times when I wish we still wore these hats from the Edwardian period. Wouldn’t it be fun? […]