Dictionary Leaves

I painted today. Experimented with my idea of using dictionary cutouts on canvas (mixed media!). It was tricky getting them to stay at first, but liberal amounts of glue-stick glue and acrylic paint seemed to help and gives the painting a really nice effect. I went with a simple still life piece and think it

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Life Fairy

She restores life where-ever she goes and when her light fades new life shines. Her last breath will be her most beautiful moment – her life fulfilled in restoring others to see the beauty in theirs. (16×20 Acrylic) Based on my Concept.

Watercolor on the West Coast #9 and #10

Yesterday, I woke up feeling sort of bad and didn’t end up doing anything, so this morning (still sickish) I made two pieces. The first, for yesterday, I just drew in my notebook, and the second is inspired by a friend. 🙂 Hopefully we’ll all get over whatever we’re coming down with quickly.

Watercolor on the West Coast #4

Today I finished the last two art cards that I had previously marked out, and then decided to try another 6×6. On the art cards, I finished the two color idea  using blue and yellow – I also, unintentionally used that (for the most part) on the 6×6.

Fairy and Pixie Dust

So today I painted my last canvass and as promised, spent a lot of time on detail and shades. I think it turned out beautifully – everything in the foreground has multiple shades and hues, some subtle, some obvious – topped off (actually I started off) with some pixie dust/sparkles just for fun.