Tuesday, May 22, 2012


"It is almost impossible to watch a sunset and not dream." -- Bern Williams

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Filling The Well

I've been in somewhat of an art slump lately so I've had to head out and search for inspiration to fill the well. 

Recently, hubby and I went for a walk at one of the local parks. He suggested I take a few photos. I decided to use the Noir app (because I'm just in that kind of mood)!   ;-) I loved this gate at the entrance (could be useful for a future art piece...).

Then we were off to the trails:

We climbed way up the ridge that overlooked the creek. Nice! Found a little foot bridge and had to decide which trail to take... 

We kept going deeper into the woods. Found this guy... I mean this huge tree trunk:

I think it looks like a large, imposing figure of some sort. PERFECT for the Noir filter! Definitely thinking of using this shape in a future art piece... 

Later we ended our walk in an old cemetery and I couldn't resist this shot. No, I'm not a photographer. But I tried to get a good shot of her:

Mission accomplished. A nice little hike through the woods and a few inspirational ideas for some art. I'm starting to fill the will just a little bit. Have a great weekend everybody!

Saturday, May 12, 2012

hAPPy Sketching

I've been spending a lot of time in my sketchbook lately.
Lots of faces popping up but that's nothing new.  ;-)
I'm taking Mindy Lacefield's class, Paint Your Story. 
Lots of Fun! I always wondered how she painted those faces!
We create our own little characters. Right up my alley...

Of course, eventually I'll have to give them bodies. *sigh*
Notice my ever-present helper at my feet!
So, while sketching I get distracted. 
I started playing with my new phone. And apps...
Camera apps!
Cartoon apps sounded like fun.

And another shot of the room...

Then a sketch app... 

Ha! a sketch of a sketch...  ;-)

Maybe one of my helper?

Enough of this. Time for a break. Here's one of my little sketch area...

Now it's time to get back to real sketching and some painting. 
It's been a silly Saturday...
Now my friend would like to say goodbye.

Have a great weekend everybody!