Tag Archives: Ink

Sing A New Song: Still A WIP

Today I worked more on this little sampler.  I didn’t like the purple shape.  I also figured out I had the red shape in the wrong place.  To tone the stripes down so as to highlight the lettering, I applied … Continue reading

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Tiny Abstract Painting

Actually have been working on this for ages.  A little here and a little there. Started out with a wild crazy composition on a large sheet of paper with markers and watercolor.  Then cut up into little pieces of rectangles … Continue reading

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Gift Tags 5

Mom is doing great in physical therapy and I am working out at the same time.  We have been having lots of rain. Life has been wonderfully complex so here are a few more gift tags. Check out all the … Continue reading

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Sing A New Song: WIP

Working over a period of days, I have applied clear gesso, stamps and today it was time to pull out the inktense blocks.  I have been inspired by a lesson from Rebekah Jones in her Original Bible Journaling Series.  I … Continue reading

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Gift Tags 4

Friday was a pedi day for Mom and Me with a mani for Mom.  Saturday she got to have her hair colored and styled.  Yea!  nothing lifts a woman’s spirits like some pampering.  We color code her days with pink … Continue reading

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Gift Tags 3

We went and had pedicures to celebrate Mom’s new found freedom.  More gift tags to share with you.  Looks like I may be ready for Christmas this year. Check out all the artists and their work on Leslie Saeta’s Website: … Continue reading

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Gift Tags 2

Woo Hoo!  Mom was released from Home Health today!  We cannot thank everyone at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital for the excellent care we have received delivered with compassion and understanding.  Next week she is off to outpatient therapy. More gift … Continue reading

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Gift Tags 1

Off to the doctor in Abilene for Mom yesterday.  I have been doing these in the evening while the family watches a movie.  I am learning a lot about outlining and using the ink pens. Check out all the artists … Continue reading

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Trumpet Improv: Psalm 98:4-6

At a Gathering of the Artists in North Carolina several years ago, I met a wonderful artist, musician, and teacher.  During worship, he would play original divinely inspired music.  It was actually heavenly. This sketch began as an ink drawing … Continue reading

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Shout Praise: Psalm 98:4-6

I recently purchased a NKJV Journal the Word Bible published by Thomas Nelson.  Having heard so much about Bible journaling, I thought I would give it a try.  I have nothing but admiration for other artists in this medium because … 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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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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