Thursday, June 30, 2011
Yeah, I am creative every day but am I technically up to speed every day, no. It's doing the scanning or taking the photo that I am pretty lathargic about, lol! Here is a fun one, we did this at art journaling class. Blowing paint around and into a pattern. Not completely sure if I love it but it was fun to do:)
Friday, June 24, 2011
I just joined the Creative Every Day Challenge. That means I'll be posting more. I have been uploading mostly to Flickr but have to blog more. I am not the best writer so I'll do my best to keep it interesting. Lately I am fixated on clouds and have been drawing those along with other stuff. I am in back in love with my Microns. This is what I did today at lunch. I can't wait till we move then I'll have better access to the scanner. We're too cramped in this house now...so I just use my phone...not too hot. I drew these faces last night. I will probably add some more color soon, or not.
at 7:12 PM Posted by Fran Traina
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Saturday, June 11, 2011
Wow, I am behind on the blogging, huh? I have been doing LOTS of painting and wanted to catch up here. I've been reading alot online and checking others blogs. There is so much good stuff out there! As I said I have been painting quite a bit and started using some gouache which I have never really done before. I have painted using watercolors for so many years and this was a real eye opener. I really love it! I did this painting of the poppies after I read an issue of Martha Stewart's Living magazine that had the theme of poppies for the month. I think it was the May issue. All those poppies were inspiring. I've also worked on some dogwood flowers that I got from my neighbor's tree. These dogwood blooms were lovely and lasted for days in my vase. Both of these are gouache as well.
I'm also working in multiple sketch books at once :) Keeps me moving . Here are some sketches from my art journal. Used my Microns and watercolor. I adore those Microns so much. 005 and 01 are my fav right now. The right hand side of the page below was that day's lunch.
The vase and daffodil page was one of the last page of my journal! I've got a fresh new one I'm onto now.
I've got more to post. Will post again soon:) Must go to sleep now.