Friday, June 27, 2014

Pan Pastel and Ducklings

I used pan pastels, watercolor pencil and prismacolor pencil.  They are what I see almost every day that I walk. Of course the two brown ducks are now teenagers and the yellow duckling has changed color.

Thank you Kristin and Eva for a wonderful Paint Party Friday.  Visit the other artists and have fun trying new art supplies and creative challenges you will find there.


Friday, June 20, 2014

Water Color ~ Gradually gaining experience with different paint supplies

I am gradually gaining experience with the different paints.  This week it's watercolor on an ACEO size card.  I view Bob Ross weekly on PBS, however, I do not use Oils.  I also watch Frank Clarke which is watercolor.  It has been a challenge trying to figure out how to use the techniques that Bob Ross uses and translating them into watercolors, Gouache or pastels.  I'll eventually get the hang of it.

Thank you Eva and Kristin for offering a place for artists to experiment and teach so that we all may become creative and original. Paint Party Friday is a wonderful place to visit, show and comment on everyone else's ideas, creativity and learn something in the visits.

Thank you so much for visiting and please leave a comment, it helps me so much.


Friday, June 13, 2014

Art Journal weeks 19-21.

Week 19 Document a random act of kindness: I've been writing a Middle-Grade book Monster Rules. Rose my friend and neighbor broke her hip and is in rehab. I read my book to her as I am writing and she is helpful, interested and I am grateful to her.  She enjoys the company and I am glad that I am able to be there for her. She is 93 years old, mostly blind and has a fine mind.

Week 20 Use a Stamp in a new way: I used the stamp on a piece of fabric. "Reach for the Stars."

Week 21: Add embroidery or embroidery floss to the page. I crocheted with floss a girl with a hat and bead.

Another fun page.  I used Rose's picture to show her. Beautiful lady.

I thank Kristin and Eva for providing a wonderful place for artists to show what they do and how they do it on Paint Party Friday.  A lot of interesting creative artists that share they work, their creativity and their supplies.

Friday, June 6, 2014

New Art Supplies Pan Pastels

I had never tried Pan Pastels before and only purchased blue and green.  The other colors are just pastels and ink.  I love them. I used a make up sponge for the first time with pastels and now I like it for all of them.  The whale looked better before I tried to make him stronger. the sandcastle has footprints and the turtle has a trail from the ocean.

I truly love the Pan Pastels (I love pastels better over the years anyway) and am glad I found them. The artists on Paint Party Friday offer a great variety and tell how they use these art supplies. Visit and see for yourself.  Thank you Eva and Kristin for hosting this wonderful creative place.

I love seeing all your comments, thank you so much.