I am going to give a little backstory here first. Last year I desperately wanted a watercolor palette. I spent a long time researching different student grade half pan kits. I found this Winsor and Newton one and fell in love with the colors. It has a few traditional starter colors and then some not … Continue reading What’s a girl to do with three of the same watercolor kits?
First off, I have no idea what I am doing and I am taking ideas from different online resources. Then, a few days later, I play and try to make something look pretty. I end up with a mess that in the end turns out ok. The process could be better but this is all … Continue reading Gesso Resist page
I have been doing some whimsical girls in an old sketch pad for the past two weeks. I don't do it every day but one or two here and there. Just trying to get into the drawing mode again. I am pretty bad but not terrible. I get by I guess. But the funny thing … Continue reading Playing around with my new inks.
I did next month's layout a little early because of the holiday. This is a simple neat clean design and not too many pages. I picked up this three pack of gel pens at Target this weekend from the $1 bins. I didn't expect too much from them but they matched my Star Washi tape … Continue reading December Bullet Journal Layout
Yesterday I did a new page in my art journal using baby wipes to apply the paint. Started with a gesso page and then spread medium and light blue paint all over the page. This method provides a nice textured look that can get translucent as desired. I need to practice using baby wipes to … Continue reading Playing around with baby wipes…