This lady gave me a very difficult time trying to lure her out of the thick fog and mist. She was very shy and wanted to remain hidden away where no one would notice her. It took quite a … Read More
This week’s prompt for the Gratitude Journal: Sketch or illustrate your appreciation for clean drinking water. In thinking about this prompt, I recalled a poem that I taught my senior students some years ago. The Wheelbarrow, by William Carlos William, … Read More
“I am always doing that which I cannot do in order that I may learn how to do it.” ~ Pablo Picasso My art room is littered with crumpled papers and painted canvases, in other words, all my recent … Read More
The prompt for this gratitude journal entry is as follows: Sketch or illustrate your appreciation for having enough money to cover your basic needs, including the shoes on your feet. I don’t need to be convinced to draw shoes as … Read More
“Red hair is my life long sorrow.” ~ from Anne of Green Gables, a classic Canadian novel by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Poor Anne and her red hair! Most Canadian teenage girls know Anne Shirley from having read Lucy Maud Montgomery’s … Read More
National Cupcake Day I didn’t know that cupcakes were so important that we would want to devote 24 hours to them. If you haven’t heard by now, today is National Cupcake Day. Yes, delicious, wonderful cupcakes are being celebrated … Read More
This week’s prompt for the gratitude journal: sketch or illustrate your appreciation for the gift of music.
Check it out! I am today’s guest artist on Charlie O’Shields’ doodlewash blog! http://www.doodlewash.com
“Drawing is a kind of hypnotism.” -Pablo Picasso Hubby would be the first one to agree that drawing and painting have hypnotizing effects on me. He might ask me something and it sounds like waaaah, waaaaah, waaaah, waaaaah background … Read More
The Prompt for this entry: Acts of Love. Sketch or illustrate your appreciation for those who have shown love to you recently. How did they express it? How has it impacted you?
I hadn’t planned a post for Valentine’s Day, but then I saw a luscious chocolate cake smothered in Chianti cherry sauce on Canada AM yesterday and this idea came to mind. Cherries are so hard to come by at … Read More