Go slowly and introduce yourself…

The views from where I sit nowadays are continually evolving. Another box or two disappears and in their place more of our life emerges. ...."Go slowly through the house. Be polite, introduce yourself so it can introduce itself to you.” - Frances Mayer, Under the Tuscan SunYou may find a way to bend the rules or try to force … Continue reading Go slowly and introduce yourself…

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….

Blog Features, You Tube Clips and Selling Art…

Valerie DowdySoldThe coloring book phenomenon does not appear to be slowing down any time soon, in fact, it seems to be growing in momentum. I for one, am very glad, with two more coloring books in progress and three already on the market. I hope that people continue to use and enjoy the benefits of coloring. I have … Continue reading Blog Features, You Tube Clips and Selling Art…

Coloring & Calendar Book for 2016

Accepting Pre-Orders for:11 x 17 inchesSpiral Bound XL images ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONSColoring & Calendar Book$16.00 ((plus shipping))<--------------------------------------------------purchase online here!Contact me with any questions at: thecustombrush@gmail.comPeace,Valerie 


As it always seems with my life and work, things come in a "feast or famine" sort of waving pattern. THREE events to cover in one weekend! Go figure. But, with the help of Ashley, Amy and Co-Author Daniel, we successfully represented all three events in two days!  A few months previously, I was invited … Continue reading feasting..

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….