What Do You See?

In today's world technology moves so quickly that most of us struggle to keep up with its infinite boundaries. I will argue that the connection between the artist, their canvas and media of choice is irreplaceable. I am not dismissive of the benefits and productivity that technology affords an artist. The challenge of manipulating a … Continue reading What Do You See?

Abstract Expressions Volume 3

Sneak Peek of what is in Volume Three...Each of these images have been created with my new iPad Pro and Apple Pencil... I highly recommend them both! SNEAK PEEK ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONS VOLUME THREEBY VALERIE DOWDY COPYRIGHT ¬©VALERIE DOWDY ART 2016ALL RIGHTS RESERVEDI've used this quote before, but its worth repeating...life is about using all of the colors … Continue reading Abstract Expressions Volume 3

Tipsy Wine Glass….

Recently, I shared a freebie coloring page that I like to call 'the tipsy wine glass' with people who follow me on twitter and facebook. Here it is for anyone who else interested. This image is hand drawn, but the cool thing is that I used my iPad Pro (thanks Santa). There are many things I … Continue reading Tipsy Wine Glass….

The Custom Brush Store

The Custom Brush StoreIf you do not shop on the large sites like Amazon or Barnes & Noble purchase my coloring books and calendars directly from me use the above link to go directly to my online store. ***********I can personalize your books with a message & signatureand mail it directly to the recipient of your choice Save on … Continue reading The Custom Brush Store

From my rotting body flowers shall grow, and I am in them and that is eternity…

Wish me luck....Here is the link to go check it out yourself:  Valerie's Entry for DickBlickPeace,ValeriePS--If you haven't, please go to facebook (the custom brush) and like my page and please consider doing a review of any one of my three books on Amazon and/or B & N. They are the golden tickets to help!

Don’t miss out on your chance for a pre holiday sale….

UPCOMING EVENT:Join me at my coloring book station, and help me bring to life the HUGE 20 x 30 inch Celtic Inspired Coloring Book Page there will also be coloring sheets for the younger coloring fans. Big Stone Gap Celtic FestivalSeptember 26, 201510-3:00 pmABSTRACT EXPRESSIONS COLORING BOOK PARTY*coloring books for sale at the event*ONLINE FRIEND & FAMILY SPECIAL: MENTION THIS ADD FROM SOCIAL … Continue reading Don’t miss out on your chance for a pre holiday sale….


If you have not yet succumbed to the massively growing trend of the coloring book craze that is sweeping across the nation, and for that matter, the world...what are you waiting for? Who doesn't remember the days spent with your siblings, parents, or friends lying on the floor, across a bed or at the dining table in deep … Continue reading HAPPY NATIONAL COLORING BOOK DAY!