I usually have no idea what I’m going to paint when I pull out my brushes, so I’ve given myself an assignment—to paint portraits of my houseplants. Thankfully my plants are very patient and will sit there and pose as long as I need them to. I’m going to list the original paintings for sale [...]
Archive for the ‘Creative’ Category
Well, I guess it’s the time of year when I bombard you with flower photos! Daniel got me flowers over the weekend (aww). They’re so pretty that I couldn’t help but snap some photos, and then I couldn’t help but sketch them.
How about a peek at the process behind some of my more recent products?
Wishing you all a very happy Easter!
One day last week my mom came over, and we painted all afternoon. We made a huge mess! It reminded me of my high school art classes. Sometimes it’s a lot more fun to create with a buddy, don’t you think?
Last month I finished laying out photo books from our travels over the past 4 years or so, and today the printed books arrived. I had Blurb print them, and they look great. I reused the layout from my first photo book so they’d look like a set on my shelf, and I included my journaling from [...]
Our house is littered with cardboard boxes right now. It looks like we’re moving! I had a few big shipments of packaging supplies delivered this week, and I have no where to put them. This morning I started clearing out some storage space, and I came across a crate full of 10 or 15 of [...]
I’m coming down to the wire on my 28 by 29 list. I only have 3 weeks left to finish it! I’m not going to make it, but I think I’ve put a good dent in it. Today I did #28—make a painting. For some reason my paintings never end up being the style I [...]
A few recent pages from my sketchbook…
Happy New Year! Yesterday I started my third year of writing in the calendar journal I made in 2011. I can’t believe I’ve stuck with it for this long! Check it out if you’re looking for a less daunting way to journal. I’d like to kick off 2013 by sharing my Dad’s latest book. The Giving Grandpa [...]