Recently, I've been looking through my photos of Abe our dog. He's a cairn terrier, and he just celebrated his 14th birthday. Abe has been with us since he was eight weeks old and to say that he's kept us on our toes would be an understatement. He's a master of manipulation and I'm probably … Continue reading Illustrations of Abraham…
Friday! TGIF! #fridayfeeling (I think you get my point-I'm happy it's Friday!) I should preface this blog post with the fact there's not much art going on here for the next few days. Either, visit me later or join in on a little canine adventure. Our weekend will begin with a first for all three … Continue reading Weekend Warrior (it’s not what you think!)
So, I was doodling on my ipad a few nights ago and created this bug. He's different, and a bit colorful, but fun just the same. WHO ISReady to Color? Get your copy on Amazon:Dogs Rule & Cats Do Too on Amazon
Guess what's ready just in time for Holidays?! The weather is cooling down and the days are shorter, but that doesn't mean you can't find some creative and fun ways to distract yourself. Pick up a copy of my newest coloring book, DOGS RULE & CATS DO TOO A hand drawn collection of unique … Continue reading Who’s Ready To Color…?
DOGS RULE & CATS DO TOO! a sneak peek of a coloring book I'm working on... Happy Friday & Peace, Valerie
In the past, I've had many requests for video classes. I am considering this a little more seriously while I have some extra time for creativity. The video I have created is a simple exercise and produced digitally in an app I use. I am looking for interest, input, skill level, digital or paint, live or recorded? … Continue reading Creative Fun…a how to video
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….
We all approach pain/loss/death in a different manner. It is true that an artists mind is wired differently, in that their brains allow them to think more metaphorically, which is what allows them to be more creative. The precuneus region is where this takes place,it is involved in a range of functions but basically linked to … Continue reading Grieving
I hope everyone had a great holiday and is gearing up for a new year. Because, ready or not it is hereI have slacked in blogging, but for a legitimate reason- I've been personalizing snowmen, painting ornaments and feeling very fortunate-if a little overwhelmed at times! Thank you all for the positive response and support. … Continue reading