Thoughts, work in progress

Missing Me???

Or have you even noticed I've been gone? Are you following me on social media???? You should be! I'm on Instagram, Pinterest, and Facebook. Etsy too! Follow me and see what I've been up to! I had been doing so wellย  for about 6/7 months, writing consistently and sharing my artwork with anyone who reads… Continue reading Missing Me???

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???

Create

Baking for creativity

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

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!

Paintings, Thoughts

Work in progress

My goal for this year is to really try and get my Etsy shop going. (You can visit it here.) I feel like I've done so much already, yet I've barely even scratched the surface of things to do. I feel a bit overwhelmed, but in a good way since this is something I really… Continue reading Work in progress

Paintings, Thoughts

Thick paint/pallet knife painting

This is not a technique that I have tried myself, but I absolutely ADORE how it looks. In fact, I have a board on Pinterest that has a ton of this style of painting on itย right here.     I've also been looking at a painting blog, and I love her stuff. It's got flowers… Continue reading Thick paint/pallet knife painting

Paintings

Drawing with paint

So, obviously, I am a little obsessed right now with these paints. Have I even said what kind they are??? They are Pebeo brand glass paints. Pebeo Fantasy Moon, Pebeo Prism and Pebeo Vitrail to be exact. The black is also Pebeo. It's their liquid leading. It also comes in silver, white, and glitter. I… Continue reading Drawing with paint

Paintings

Little Love Paintings

I love love love these paints! I love that I can outline with the black, and fill it in with these super glossy, glassy paints! I love that I can mix colors and they marble together. I love that they are either very fluid and mixable when put on thick, or very thin and clear… Continue reading Little Love Paintings

Thoughts

Painting Inspiration

The stars fascinate me. They always have. I don't have a lot of knowledge about what's out there, but they intrigue me. I think I can identify about 4 things up there hahaha thank goodness for the Google Sky Map app. It's awesome. Tells you exactly what you're looking at. I'd like to do some… Continue reading Painting Inspiration