Blue Stabilo Sketch Experiment

“Drawing removes the gates holding back the tide of experimentation”…(yea, I said that). In these 2 pieces, I sketched out the face loosely with a blue Stabilo pencil. If I hadn’t spent the last 2 years learning to draw a face, she would look more like a 3 year old

New for June 2018

I didn’t think I’d ever get back into making ACEO/Artist Trading Cards, but I got inspired to do some watercolor faces and I loved them! It’s a great way to practice complementary colors. Here I used burnt sienna and turquoise.   These are small, collectibles or great with a mat

20% SALE on Florals in My Shop! (Limited Time)

Starts: June 18, 2018 Ends: June 22, 2018 How Much: 20% off any and all florals in my ETSY Shop Coupon Code: ETSYBDFLORALS2018 Happy Shopping!

New for May 2018

This month, we studied archetypes in our goddess class. I have no idea what archetype this gal is, but I named her Goddess Samsara. Maybe she’s a mystic…her hair done up in a voluminous, spun cotton turban which came out soft looking, like a cotton candy of sheer fabric. I

New for April 2018

April began with a full moon and botanical alchemy exploration; a process whereby we make a mordant (a concoction of vinegar and rusty nails or other metals), squish leaves and flowers between paper, bind it all up with twine and let it stew for a day or so (you can

Use Photoshop Elements to Analyze Your Favorite Artist

My favorite artists change all the time. One I’m enamored with right now is Erin Gregory because she uses a lot of color, and I love color too! When I paint with watercolors, I arrange all my colors in a really large palette and just intuitively pull and mix on

New for March 2018

The month began with a much anticipated class on painting the divine feminine in alignment with the new moon… a most creative time. Toward that end, I channeled my divine feminine in rich blues and greens. This is the forest goddess Tara. She was made from tears shed by her

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