I promised to share my weekly paintings for my class whether they look good or not, and unfortunately this painting is a NOT! Last week I was reminded of why I often prefer working digitally rather than by hand. I need the undo button! The assignment was to incorporate a few of the composition principles we learned [...]
Archive for July, 2011
How’s this for a cute summer outfit? Perfect for chasing down the ice cream truck! 1 Bermuda Shorts from Mango 2 Ribbon and Yarn Scarf from Forever21 3 Bird Earrings from FreshyFig 4 Striped Jersey Tank Top from Old Navy 5 Twine Around Wedges from Anthropologie
I have a confession to make. Until a few weeks ago I knew nothing about photography. Words like f-stop, aperture, exposure, and ISO meant nothing to me. I put my camera in auto mode, turned off the flash, and had to take tons of photos in order to get a few nice looking shots. I [...]
Here’s my third Get Your Paint On painting! Our assignment was to choose colors from several objects in our lives and incorporate those colors into a painting. I’ve been wanting to do a house portrait of our first (and current) home for a while now, and this assignment was the perfect motivation. Rather than literally represent our [...]
Last week I stumbled across this image, and I immediately volunteered to bring a fruit salad to our friends’ Independence Day cookout. I tried to go for a red, white and blue theme, but unfortunately I couldn’t think of any white fruit to include.* I’d like to make watermelon hearts for Valentine’s day, cantaloupe jack-o’-lanterns for [...]
I prefer to set puny fireworks off at home and skip the big professional fireworks display. It must be the thrill of lighting the fuse myself and running for safety before the sparks erupt!
Happy Fourth of July! To me red, white and blue popsicles epitomize Independence Day. (I’m sure my past history teachers would cringe if they heard me say that.) I’m planning to have blue stained lips all weekend from increased popsicle consumption. I hope you have a great long weekend! For your entertainment here’s a hilarious (or [...]