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
The Prompt: Sketch or illustrate your appreciation for books! See Instagram #gratitude52journal, and #g52prompt5 for entries.
“The artist never entirely knows – We guess. We may be wrong, but we take leap after leap in the dark”. Agnes de Mille. (American dancer who gave concerts of her own choreographies which included her own character sketches. She … Read More
“No mud, no lotus.” Thich Nhat Hanh. I found this quote in one of my art reference books ironically when I was wondering what to do with some of the disasters that were lurking behind a table in my art/craft … Read More
Gratitude Journal Week 3 prompt: Art Supplies. Sketch or illustrate your appreciation for the gift of self-expression. I chose to blend traditional and digital art for this weekly assignment. I painted a few of my favourite supplies in watercolour. Then … Read More