I seem to be still addicted to spirals...
Getting a chance a couple times a week now to draw and paint. The minutes and hours and days are less momentary and are beginning to have form. Less crazed and more calm. More space and breathing. I won't write my usual monthly review post, because there just isn't much to write about this month. [...]
I'm back in Portland, Oregon, hanging out with my healing son. I brought my sketch pad, a small variety of pencils and pens, and, of course, my little Sakura watercolor set, so I am set for my daily art practice. Portland is a great walking city. Spring is just starting here, and the sweet streets [...]
I continue to practice several things that I think I can start calling "habits." For almost five months now, I've sketched or painted every day. I've exercised every day. I've practiced yoga and completed sets of squats twice a week. I feel like these are turning into habits because most of the time, I just [...]
I kept very busy last week, making four Valentines. I found the idea at Design Sponge. Each Valentine includes an envelope that I made out of heavier paper with a cut-out heart in the front. A little booklet or "mini-zine" slides into the envelope, full of pen sentiments and watercolor drawings. The first photo below [...]
It's midwinter here in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. When I look up the definition of midwinter, it's the winter solstice. But I feel like it's the middle of winter right now - halfway between the winter solstice and the spring equinox. The daylight hours are getting longer, the sun is shining higher, but it's still very [...]
My January intentions were to keep it simple and basic: 1. Draw every day. Done. "Draw" includes sketching and painting. 2. Exercise every day. Done. Airports are a fine place to walk! And in beautiful Portland, Oregon, I could walk and walk and walk and... 3. Yoga twice a week. I didn't meet this goal [...]