Hello Citizens of The Blogosphere, A while back (when I started using artist grade colored pencils), I found that some of them are opaque enough to use on black paper. (See my first attempt at this technique here.) While this effect can be achieved with many different wax based colored pencils, I found that I can get the most vivid color by using Prismacolor … More A Scrapbook By Any Other Name is A Sketchbook
Hello Citizens of The Blogosphere, If you follow my creative adventures, you may have noticed that I’ve been doing a lot of crafty projects lately. Actually, with all the crafty projects I’ve been working on, I haven’t been painting much. In response to this fact, I decided to try to paint more. Recently, I purchased … More Painting in Squares
Hello Citizens of the Blogosphere, If you’ve been following my blog, you’ll know that a couple of weeks ago, I had a lot of fun with watercolor paints. (Check out my adventures in watercolor here.) When I heard about the Derwent Inktense pencils (water soluble colored pencils), I just had to try them. As such, I bought a … More Colored Pencil Review: Derwent Inktense Pencils
Hello Citizens of the Blogosphere, For some reason, I have been really into sketching and drawing lately. As such, I have been taking my sketching toolkit and sketchbook with me everywhere. For those of you who are interested in creating a basic sketching toolkit of your own, here are some items that I would recommend. … More Basic Sketching Toolkit and Sketches
This post is all about an experiment to create a work of art borne from a multi-sensory experience.
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Hello Citizens of the Blogosphere, Just a quick announcement today: I love making greeting cards! It all started when I was a young girl. I would cut and paste pictures from magazines or draw pictures and use them to make birthday greetings for my friends and family. With some practice, I got pretty good at card making and eventually, … More I ❤ Greeting Cards
Hello Citizens of the Blogosphere! Here are four of my latest acrylic paintings. They are all unique representations of the same character. I shall call her Pink. I hope you like them! 1. Hidden Pink: Acrylic paint on canvas. 2. Masked Pink: Acrylic on canvas. 3. Shy Pink: Acrylic on canvas. Shy Pink. Copyright. Annotated … More Annotated Audrey’s New Acrylic Paintings: Pink