Okay, I would have written a longer post about this image, but it would have just come across as whiny. That would have been wrong as I enjoyed the class, but by this time, I knew it wasn't a direction I wanted to follow. Nixon's Birthday Nixon was something that happened when I was a … Continue reading Nixon’s Birthday
This was the 2nd assignment of the Susan Shie drawing group I joined in January 2021. Looking at my journal, I see we had snow the day this theme was created. Thought that would be the last of it! I am glad I wrote down some thoughts about this drawing as 5 weeks is a … Continue reading Let Freedom ring!
How this drawing came about.
Selfie with big hopes, a drawing theme set by Susan Shie for her Facebook group. Over 4 weeks she leads a group of amateur artists in exploring different themes, giving advise via her video collection.
Drawing has always been a struggle for me and the older I get the harder it gets. My eyes no longer focus as well as they did (my right eye has never focused as it's lazy LOL) and if I concentrate too much, I get a headache. This was the first drawing of … Continue reading Battling with drawing
This pass weekend, I decided to tackle my art room (I hate the work studio, seems so serious) and it took me that long reorganised all the groups and junk. It has been bothering me for a while and as I have managed to tackle putting myself on track, it was time to make this … Continue reading Reorganising my art room and my life in the process
So this week has not gone smoothly and my time at the easel for various reasons has been limited. Sunday, no painting as it turned out rainy and cloudy, making the studio too dark by the time I got up there. Monday playing with Grand-daughter and her nap time is now more like an hour … Continue reading when to call it a day?
Any regular visitors will see I have completely revamped this blog. I decided this year I was going to devoted my time to relearning how to create using paint and brush. Well it taken me until about 1/3rd of the way through the year, to get started on this but now I have actually gotten … Continue reading A new look and a new beginning