Arts and Crafts · Paintings

Painted Pendants

So I had a thought that I should do something a little different, yet stay true to my basic theme. I like how these turned out, but I don't know that I should do any more. My basic theme for my work is listed as "original art by Jennifer" because there is only so many… Continue reading Painted Pendants

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.Β Β 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.

dogs · Paintings

Why dogs are like toddlers, and unfinished artwork.

We have two dogs. They are both rescues. We got the older one when he was about a year old. He is the smaller of the two , a terrier mix about 45 pounds. The second one is the younger, bigger one. We got him when he was a baby, and much younger than we… Continue reading Why dogs are like toddlers, and unfinished artwork.

Create · Paintings

Why Freckles and Flowers???

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???

Food art · Paintings

Sweet art!

I've got some new items listed in my shop. Please stop by and check it out here. I enjoy baking in my spare time, and I have a killer sweet tooth, so sweets themed paintings weren't really too much of a leap for me. I started by thinking about what I liked to eat. I… Continue reading Sweet art!