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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 drawing. That said, I don't…

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 on a stand. In the past,…

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 adorned her with white beads…

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 the fly. I've never seen…