Peace & A Pink Peony….

I told you there was another one in progress...and here it is!Happy Friday & Peace,Valerie If the English language made any sense, lackadaisical would have something to do with a shortage of flowers.~Doug Larson Author of A Hitchhikers Guide

Its A Series, Right…?

If there are at least two and one more in progress, then, it is a series, right??I am creating these images in the Autodesk Sketchbook App on my iPad Pro, using my apple pencil. I am very pleased with the ease of use and features of this program. The floral designs are very different from my usual style … Continue reading Its A Series, Right…?

Bloom and Grow…

Happy Friday!(I think I am addicted to my Apple Pencil and not quite sure whether to ask for help or celebrate the fact. :)Before we moved, one of my job responsibilities was to submit a weekly report to the boss.  He had just taken office in January and used this exercise as a tool to learn … Continue reading Bloom and Grow…

Pack, Unpack, Move….repeat

My goodness, if anyone ever tells you moving is not too difficult, thena) they do not own many material things or b) they are lying. Since January 1, I have experienced a lot of transition in both my personal and professional life. For some reason, the expectation is that change will be negative. That is simply not … Continue reading Pack, Unpack, Move….repeat

Meet “Sassy Wine Chick”….

Living in the Central Virginia, I have been inspired over the last few days, and I began to brainstorm an idea for a design. "Sassy."  Sassy morphed into a combination of myself and my two daughters. (they always say to draw what you know right?) So, what else could I do? From there, Sassy grew … Continue reading Meet “Sassy Wine Chick”….

Dogs Rule & Cats Do Too….

All my art supplies are packed up and stored temporarily. Frustrating when you are feeling a pretty strong urge to create, right?Next best thing? Ipad Pro & Apple Pencil(this is not a paid advertisement-however, I have to say that I love my devices! They have yet to disappoint! The apple pencil is pretty amazing and … Continue reading Dogs Rule & Cats Do Too….

For Sale On Amazon

Cha-Ching! Abstract Expressions Coloring Book by Valerie Dowdy on Amazonclick link above to take you to the pageMy Amazon listing is live and working.Creating a self-published coloring book has been no easy task, and I seem to know just enough about technology to get myself in to trouble. I persevered.Seeing the listing has made me proud and excited....imagine … Continue reading For Sale On Amazon