Happy Holidays

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

Sunflowers; Crazed with the love of light

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

What to Leave in, What to Leave Out

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

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…?