Create · Illustration

Wildflower with Bees in Colored Pencil

So I recently got out my colored pencils. I am not actually sure what inspired me to do so, but I'm glad that I did. One of my favorite mediums has always been colored pencil. I am sitting here writing this, racking my brain trying to figure out what brought on my desire to use… Continue reading Wildflower with Bees in Colored Pencil

Paintings · Process

Thyme in Pebeo

Well, you know how I said I thought that I was going to do a whole series of herb paintings? About that.... I think this might be my last one for a bit. I'm not sure if I'm actually bored with them, or if I just want to do something different for awhile. I enjoyed… Continue reading Thyme in Pebeo

Food art · Paintings · work in progress

Thyme in Acrylic

I continued on my theme of herbs for my next two paintings. I'm not sure if I will keep it up or not, now. I thought I would make it into a whole series, but now I'm not so sure. Sometimes I get bored with the same thing over and over. Who knows, I may… Continue reading Thyme in Acrylic

How to · Paintings · tutorial

Basil in Pebeo Paints

I made two paintings of the same subject. I wrote a previous post about my basil painting done in acrylics. (Read it here!) This post will be about this piece: Also, have a look here and see the listing on Etsy! When you work with these kinds of paints, they are very flowy. The intent… Continue reading Basil in Pebeo Paints

Create · Food art · Paintings · Uncategorized

Pizza paintings!

I had so much fun making these! I've only made three, but I would like to make more. I can't even decide which one I like the best. They are all pretty much the same, except with different background colors. I made these on my teeny, tiny canvas's. I painted the backs and sides black.… Continue reading Pizza paintings!

Create · Paintings

Pretty little coffee picture.

This little coffee painting was one of the first listings that I posted on my Etsy page.  https://www.etsy.com/listing/491224146/coffee-art-kitchen-decor-foodie-gift?ref=shop_home_active_19 I was, and still am, proud of this piece. It was one of the first ones that I tried using a new technique with these Pebeo Fantasy Paints. I created it on a very tiny canvas. The surface… Continue reading Pretty little coffee picture.

creativity · How to · Paintings

How I made this. #3 Basil.

Well, I've had an idea floating around in my head for at least a week now. It's spring, which means everything is starting to grow. It means gardening. People are starting to think about what plants and vegetables they are going to grow this year. Where they will put everything. How it will all look,… Continue reading How I made this. #3 Basil.

Arts and Crafts · How to · Illustration · Uncategorized

How I drew this. #2 in a series.

Well, I thought I would start a series of posts about my step by step process. I'm not sure how long this will go for, but it seemed like a cool idea. I know that I am always interested in other people's process, so I figured, why not share mine? I don't always remember to… Continue reading How I drew this. #2 in a series.

Arts and Crafts · Illustration

How I Drew This. #1 in a new series.

So maybe it was last weekend...I was sitting on my butt couch not feeling like I wanted to do much of anything. Not that unusual, I suppose. Except for the fact that I have really made myself some goals regarding my art, and one of my goals for that weekend was to create (and essentially… Continue reading How I Drew This. #1 in a new series.

Arts and Crafts · Stuff I love

Art/Craft Supplies I Love

Do you have any specific products that you like to create with? I have so many that I am all over the place with this. I switch from project to project, method to method whenever a new idea strikes. DECO MESH: I was VERY into making wreaths out of that mesh that was EVERYWHERE on… Continue reading Art/Craft Supplies I Love