Happy Holidays Everyone! Anyone who knows me personally, knows that I am not a fan of snow, or winter time, but last year someone challenged me to do something more traditional. This was it, and I think it is wintery/christmasy! I gifted this to my mom and she puts it up during the winter. From Valerie Dowdy Art, … Continue reading Happy Holidays
HERE COMES THE SUN By Valerie Dowdy WORK IN PROGRESS...
How did it get to be August so quickly? My summer feels like it has passed very quickly, almost a blur at times. The last three months have brought on a lot of change for my view from 1502. Most times I feel like I am still catching my breath, and hang on while my life clicks along, like … Continue reading Sunflowers; Crazed with the love of light
I am working on this blog post and struggling to come up with words to write, and I am also listening to music. Bob Segar's, Running Against the Wind, starts...and that makes me think about the album cover (for those of you who don't know what an album cover is, it is the old school protective jacket … Continue reading What to Leave in, What to Leave Out
Art: Untitleddigital drawing/paintingusing apple pencil and sketchbook pro (I use free version with pro brushes) I have dreamed in my life, dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas; they have gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the color of my mind. ~Emily BrontePeace,Valerie
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
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…?
There always seems to be too many things that I allow to get in the way of blogging. This is one example:A Music Mosaic: is the title of the 2015 season of #SymphonyoftheMountains which is underway and preparing for their annual #Gala fundraising event with #silentauction is approaching. I was asked to donate my efforts in … Continue reading Evolution in Substance
Please permit me minute before I begin my post to shamelessly plug my page on facebook. This is where I advertise the custom and personalized things like nursery art, wall art signs, lamps, totes, furniture or whatever. (you get the idea, right?)The Custom Brush <---click the title and it will take you directly to the site. Art updates:While working … Continue reading Colors like words in poems….
Mother Nature certainly knows how to distract me and everyone else, with a big ole white fluffy surprise! White and fluffy...as in SNOW...yep I said snow. We've heaps of it piled up, accumulating up to 12-15 inches here in my county, and Depending where you are, some have as much as 24 + inches. And the ringer...? … Continue reading Snow day….