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#100dayproject Day 88 & #icad2020 32/61

#100dayproject — Day 88

I painted this on a tiny 3×3 black canvas using metallic acrylic paint. The paint was still wet when I took the picture. I tried to leave outlines where the black canvas showed through just for …

#100dayproject Day 85 & #icad2020 29/61

#100dayproject — Day 85

Back to water-doodles! I love them, even when they turn out kind of wonky. They are truly great for meditation. No thoughts. No stress. Just clearing the old gray matter of any problems from the day.…

#100dayproject Day 84 & #icad2020 28/61

#100dayproject — Day 84

My third ever acrylic painting! So, I did it quickly. Freehanded. A mistake, but as a writer, I’m not much for plotting there either. So, I screwed up the tabletop under the plant and couldn’t fix …

#100dayproject Day 83 & #icad2020 27/61

#100dayproject — Day 83

I know it looks like a crayon drawing. But I had fun. I need different pinks and I don’t have pastel colors for the background or highlights, but those are on order and I will try …

#100dayproject Day 63 & #icad2020 7/61

#100dayproject — Day 63

I love these! I ordered light, basil-wood blanks from Etsy to make earrings with. Lately, I’ve seen some lovely painted earrings on Pinterest, and I thought, Why not me?

And since I’ve been playing with paint …

#100dayproject Day 62 & #icad2020 6/61

#100dayproject — Day 62

I’m in love with soft pastels. Enough so, I ordered more colors! They’re crumbly, hard to draw a straight line with, easily smudgeable—what’s not to love? 🙂 I think what makes me happy is their texture …

#100dayproject Day 60 & #icad2020 4/61

#100dayproject — Day 60

This catches me up!! I painted a bookmark on black mixed media paper using metallic acrylic paint (what was left over from the Day 59 project because I hate waste!).

#icad2020 — 4/61
(Index Card a

#100dayproject Day 59 & #icad2020 3/61

#100dayproject — Day 59

I’m behind a day, but I’ll catch up! This is metallic acrylic on a small 3×3 black canvas.

#icad2020 — 3/61
(Index Card a Day 2020)

#100dayproject — Day 52

Day 52

I’m well over the hump! 48 days to go! I love this challenge! This piece includes a strip of art paper in the center that I love. Then I watercolored the other two strips and doodled with gold …

#100dayproject — Days 40 & 41

Day 40

More leaves to use up the last of the leftover paint. This time on a postcard to mail. Darn tape stripped the top. Gah!

Day 41

So fun!! I have a new subscription box from They …

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