Top image credit: Photo by Tim Gouw on Unsplash Fall is so full of inspiration! This image I've selected for the title image is what I love best about fall. The clear blue skies and the gorgeous changing leaves together. I can just feel the warm, yet crisp air. I want cider and doughnuts and… Continue reading Fall
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
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!
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.
So, I am really, really, really into this galaxy art. It seems like it's everywhere lately. I guess that means it's "in" or "trending". I tell ya, that is just fine with me, because I have always been fascinated with the stars, and the beauty up there. What is good about it being so cool… Continue reading Now Trending!
I've never been to a place that makes latte art! Have you? Please share your pictures if you have! I searched "latte art" on Pinterest (check it HERE) and was not disappointed! Ducks, planets and bears! How does one learn to do this? I found a bunch of tutorials online. Here's just one… Continue reading Latte art
How do you find inspiration? That's the question I find myself asking when I'm in a rut. I'll want to make some cool project I saw on Pinterest, or start a painting, even a sketch. I have all this motivation! Time! Supplies! And then....blah. Nothing. Blank. Everything seems lame. No idea sounds good. I can't… Continue reading 7 Ways to Spark Creativity!
Choosing a name is sooooo difficult! I'm on my third name for my art pages. I know, right? There is nothing like the internet to make you feel like you don't have a single unique idea! My previous name was Handmade by JMJ. It worked, but I was not in love with it. Honestly, not… Continue reading Why Freckles and Flowers???
I find baking to be very therapeutic. No, seriously. It is. You're just there, concentrating on what needs to be done, and not consumed by the rest of the world around you. It takes a certain kind of focus. I find it to be relaxing. Some may disagree with me. Maybe it's because I enjoy… Continue reading Baking for creativity