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?
Posts Tagged ‘practice’
Here’s my final lettering practice post! These 5 weeks flew by, didn’t they? I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing my process. I think I have improved a lot since week 1, and that makes me just a little bit giddy! I’ve fallen in love with hand lettering, so I imagine my sketchbook pages will be filled [...]
I have an ever-growing list of greeting card ideas on my laptop. Some of them are quite terrible, but there are a few keepers in the mix too. I write all my ideas down, even the bad ones (just in case they spark something better later). This weekly lettering assignment is great motivation for me [...]
I can’t tell you how excited I am that so many of you have joined me in my hand lettering practice! If you haven’t yet, make sure to check out the Pinterest board where we are all posting our lettering work. There’s great new stuff popping up there everyday. You guys are seriously talented, and [...]
I’m still honing my hand lettering skills, so I’m going to post a bit of my work each Friday for the next 5 weeks (like I did with gouache a few months back). Does anybody want to practice with me? :) If anyone wants to practice along with me and share your progress, I made [...]
Yesterday I scheduled an appointment to have my wisdom teeth removed. It’s not for a few weeks, but I’m already feeling a little anxious. There’s nothing like a quiet afternoon of painting to help calm the butterflies in my stomach. The more I play around with gouache, the more I like it!
Here’s round two of playing with gouache. I’m having so much fun with this! Next week I’m going to try combining gouache painting with pen and ink. Enjoy your weekend!
This year I would love to add some hand painted designs to the Wit & Whistle lineup. I want to use gouache, but since I’ve only used it once before I need some practice. Gouache is like watercolor, but the colors are opaque (unless you keep adding too much water like I do). I’m going to practice [...]