Abstract Expressions Enjoys Nationwide Visitors….

We came, we colored and we had a blast! Thank you Kingsport Fun Fest and the many smiling faces I met this past weekend. You made my day special and fun.Please enjoy this slideshow of ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONS COLORING BOOK booth some of my visitors during the Maker Faire this past Saturday. I am very pleased with how the event turned … Continue reading Abstract Expressions Enjoys Nationwide Visitors….

Creativity & Writing:  For a long while now, I have been struggling with the frequency of my creative inspiration (or lack of).  Mine comes and goes, mostly it seems to go. In part, this could be because I am using mine up in an unrelated field; writing. I am just now ready to admit this.((No, … Continue reading

My View From 1502Valerie Dowdy ArtMY VIEW FROM 1502SNOW DAYFEBRUARY 13, 2014Beginning yesterday evening and throughout the night, and  into the morning, snows ranging from five to ten inches of heavy white snow covered Southwest Virginia. Transforming us instantly in to a winter wonderland. The more fortunate of us, who were able to stay in … Continue reading

It appears that Old Man Winter has finally found Southwest Virginia.  Until last week we had been fortunate enough to have missed severe weather and enjoy relatively mild seasonal temperatures, that is, until this past week.  Not only has one winter storm blasted through (quickly thank goodness), but another is predicted to hit tonight and … Continue reading

right side of canvasWhen I begin each blog entry, I always feel like a writer with a bad case of block. Maybe it is just a natural part of the writing process, I don't know? Do I just dive into my conversation? Or, should I open with an image? Perhaps a clever joke? Quote?.............Arrgh.  It … Continue reading

….fundraising and doodle art

....MondayAnother quiet day in the studio, unfortunately. With the economy slowed to a crawl, it is a difficult time to market my art. Being a "more room in the glass" kind of thinker I am charging onward toward the holidays with my fingers AND toes crossed. The reveal for my twelve numbered and signed ornaments  will … Continue reading ….fundraising and doodle art

The Rasta Lion

There are twelve ladies who each choose a calendar month and based on a predetermined set of guidelines create a calendar each year.  The ladies came up short for participants this year and I volunteered to help out. I am assigned October, and below you can see the design I have come up with.The lion … Continue reading The Rasta Lion

I am set up for paypal!

Greetings dear friends,I have just set up Pay Pal tonight for my greeting cards.  This is new enterprise for me, so if you have any problems or questions please contact me. I am going to post all 8 of the designs (one more time).  Following those are a few of hans drawn cards with matching … Continue reading I am set up for paypal!