Category Archives: Drawing

Sketch – Jan 30, 2017

I traveled with several other women on Friday to Lubbock, Texas for a women’s conference.  Since we were returning on Saturday, I just thought I would do a pen and ink sketch for Saturday’s post.  I did do the sketch. … Continue reading

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Brushwork from Pen & Ink – Jan 7, 11, &12 2017

Painting everyday.  Large paintings remain works in progress.  In my ornament series, I am using wooden cutouts I have collected over the years.  Today’s work stem from a wooden bird cutout which reminds me of the sparrows and wrens in … Continue reading

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Consistency 2016 – Jan 6, 2017

Last year, after much thought and prayer over a word for me during 2016, I chose the word “Consistency”.  My main focus for the year was to be more consistent in exercising, my quiet time with God, my art, and … Continue reading

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Days 2 & 3: 30-n-30

Had a little fun last night and today with my pen and ink Prismacolor pens and my Bristol Board Sketchbook. Another 2-fer or 3-fer couple of days. Today, we got our new over the range microwave installed. Now my kitchen … Continue reading

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Pen And Ink: Day 27

Day 27: Cross #2 Update on my studio kitchen.  The hole in the sub-flooring is now rectangle and tomorrow the plywood goes in.  Then prime it and put some tiles on it for a temporary fix. Check out the international … Continue reading

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Pen & Ink: Day 26

Day 26: Today, I will catch up using pen and ink.  Still working to repair the damage in the kitchen.  I think I will make a place in another room to paint. Check out the international artists at: 30 Paintings … Continue reading

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Key Series: Day 25

Day 2: Tulip Key Third in a series of decorative keys.  I learned from the Christmas Key and went with a limited palette.  I like it.  The metallic pens are nice.  Notice, I have given up on doing one subject matter. … Continue reading

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Not Only Cups N Pitchers: Day 22

Day 22: Christmas Key I am a day behind in posting.  So, it is Saturday and I am still working on paintings but today my hubby ripped out the wet floor in the kitchen.  Fortunately it was about the size of … Continue reading

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Not Only Cups N Pitchers: Day 21

Day 21: Fractured Key I began a series of keys for a door painting I did last year.  The painting was finished without the keys but I am still doing the pen and inks.  I finished the first one last night. … Continue reading

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Not Only Cups N Pitchers: Day 20

Day 20: Pen & Ink Finished Kitchen Studio flooded again today. This time I wasn’t at home. Needless to say, there was little going on except the cleanup and drying of said room. My drawing with pen and ink is … Continue reading

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Cups N Saucers: Day 1

Cups N Saucers – My focus for this month’s daily painting challenge. Continue reading

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Days 4, 13, 14, 23, 25, 27, & 28: Posting Today (2015)

It is the 30th and I have worked every day but have not posted every day so here are the missing 7 pen and inks.  My Mom and I have had a very good time and she enjoyed watching me … Continue reading

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Day 15: Demo in Pen and Ink (2015)

Life has been hectic and a time for painting everyday hasn’t happened.  However, I was honored to ask to give a demo for a local ladies group on Monday.  I decided to show them how to draw a pen and … Continue reading

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Day 10: Radial 1 (Sep 2015)

Another quick study on a 3″ x 3″ square of  Bristol Board. I was asked to give a presentation on Monday and am preparing to teach a 20 minute activity to about 10-12 people as well.  This is pretty simple … Continue reading

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Day 9: Magnolia w/Cad Yellow Light Finished (Sep 2015)

Another day to paint.  I finished my color study audition page and my magnolia painting. I am pleased with the results. Reference links: Winsor & Newton Galleria Acrylic Cadmium Yellow Pale Hue Color Mixology DVD by Gamblin Dick Blick

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Day 8: Mom’s Angels #2 in Color (Sep 2015)

Well, adding color with Aqua Markers helped everything but the hair.  This one needs a redo!

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Day 7: Magnolia w/Cad Yellow Light (Sep 2015)

Happy to be working in paint today.  My first color study is with Winsor & Newton Galleria Acrylic Cadmium Yellow Pale Hue.  I would love to test their professional line but have not remembered to order a test tube.  Maybe … Continue reading

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Day 6: Butterfly 1 (Sep 2015)

This was a quick study on a 3″ x 3″ square of  Bristol Board. I learned that sometimes more is not better.  I think she has a delightful quality though.

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Day 5: Angels for Mom 2 (Sep 2015)

Another angel for Mom.  A little busy around the hair and wings.  I’m going to add some color and see what that will do.  

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Day 3: Playing in Pen and Ink (Sep 2015)

Still can not decide on how to title this month’s challenge.  Since this is the second one of the year, my titles are not clicking.  Today is a little 3″ x 3″ square of Bristol Board and Prismacolor Premier markers.  … Continue reading

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