This month was Artists in Action at one of the local galleries in my town of Ellensburg,WA, Gallery One. All month they have had artists come in to work throughout the day, culminating in a 24 hr create-a-thon and their Paint Ellensburg auction and dinner. I came in to paint in the evening during the First Friday art walk, and then later in the month I came in for the 24 hr create-a-thon, which only ended up being 18 hrs. It was very fun, especially meeting other local artists, and getting delirious in the wee hours of the morning. Continue Reading
I decided around the 1st of May to design and draw an adult coloring book of swirling whimsy, a strange world, full of fairies, mushroom homes, fields of flowers, paisley’s, and gardens. I have been laboring over it for 2 and 1/2 months and have almost completed all of the drawings.
I drew this coloring page, “Happy Land Village,” a couple of weeks ago and decided to make a slide show showing it’s progression from start to finish, first a pencil drawing, and finally a completed ink drawing.Continue Reading