Life Is Better At Folly Beach

I honestly didn't think I would be doing another coloring book at this point. But, I love drawing images about the beach and a collection was building, so...why not? I shared my plans with a FB group, and it is receiving a lot of good feedback and interest. Onward I go! As soon as I … Continue reading Life Is Better At Folly Beach

Sassy Wine Chick Thoughts on V-Day

Roses are red. Wine is red. Poetry is hard. Wine.

Art, Selfies & Magritte

The art club, of which i am a member, is having a portrait exhibition in September 2018. I don't normally do portraits, right? But something resonated in me, and I began to feel like I should create something. So I am/have been working on a piece. One of my favorite self portraits is a surreal … Continue reading Art, Selfies & Magritte

Altered Book ART

In 2011 I participated in a workshop on altered book art. As with some things, my project took a backseat and eventually forgotten. Until I rediscovered my book! I have begun working on it again. Feel free to ask questions Peace~ Valerie

Painted Bark

Greetings, I can’t think of a better post to end 2017 with, can you? I am, and have been completely enamored with rainbow eucalyptus tree for a while now.  And that is the inspiration behind a lot of my colorful trees. Oh, and did you know these trees get 200 feet tall?! Here’s hoping for … Continue reading Painted Bark

A Feature and an Article!

Check it out! Two biggies to share: I have a feature article on a local paper called “The Burg” in Lynchburg, Virginia Valerie Dowdy Art on The Burg AND a coloringbook feature on the 2017 Local Holiday Gift Guide, in “New in Lynchburg” Valerie Dowdy Coloring Book feature on New in Lynchburg Thanks to you … Continue reading A Feature and an Article!

Vote for My Design PLZ…

Vote for My Design “Merry Everything” here! I’m really excited about my design being chosen for a contest on #threadless. If I win, they’ll print my design!! Link above🔝 I need your helping! Please go vote. And share the link. I have 7 days to get enough votes to stay in the running. If you … Continue reading Vote for My Design PLZ…