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#ICAD2020

Before I say goodbye to the #ICAD2020 challenge, here’s what I created over those 61 days. I’ll admit, the format annoyed me. I didn’t like the texture of the index cards, and no amount of texturizing ground or gesso would …

#100dayproject Day 91 & #icad2020 35/61

#100dayproject — Day 91

I’m still playing with gouache, and I’m loving it! I painted the background of this watercolor postcard with a thin wash of gouache, let it dry, then stamped on the circles. Then I had some fun …

#100dayproject Day 71 & #icad2020 15/61

#100dayproject — Day 71

Another water-doodle on a postcard, because I wanted to please myself!

#icad2020 — 15/61
(Index Card a Day 2020)

I watercolored an index card, embossed stamped images of flowers, then penned all the leaves. So fun!…

Two New Journal Pages…

It’s been a while since I posted here. Lots happening. Mostly family issues (translations: major illnesses/injuries). And work. Always work.

I have found time to be creative. Not as much as I’d prefer, but I still try. One of this …

Small Canvases: Dominoes are a Gateway Art

Some folks might think my love of domino pendants is kind of strange. They’re dominoes. Game pieces. But I like to think of them as very small canvases.

I began making decoupage pieces–before I gained confidence to work with ink …

Create with abandon…

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I had this new stencil I love that I think is from Dina Wakely. The quote is nearly illegible, so I’ll translate. “Create with abandon. Just put the brush to the paper and see what happens. Enjoy Every second. ”…