Category Archives: art blogging

Days Until Christmas???

Yes! Thanksgiving is finished and after a whirlwind of cooking a delicious meal for my family, I am exhausted……..no………..still in a food coma, on what’s known as ‘black Friday’. I have no desire to shop, which is typically what people … Continue reading

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ArtistMum: Painting Flowers

I love flowers! And I have as many varieties as my little yard can possibly hold! Purple coneflowers, iris, clematis,  lilies, roses, mums, black-eyed-Susie’s, hydrangeas, and more that I can’t think of right now! And they make perfect subjects for … Continue reading

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ArtistMum: Sculpting in Wire

Wire is a medium that can be daunting to most sculptors and I have to admit that I am one of them. To sculpt an object from wire, one has to measure and manipulate, wrap and squeeze, and look from … Continue reading

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ArtistMum: A Little R & R

Everyone needs to take a rest once in awhile. It refreshes the spirit and creativity. A few days of this will re-charge any soul……… Insert Photo here Again……I am trying to post photos and they crash before I get to … Continue reading

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ArtistMum: Off The Grid!

Yes! I have been ‘off the grid’ for awhile but now that I’m back, I’m having difficulty posting photos with WordPress! I’d love to share so many things but until the glitch is fixed, I have to wait.  So please … Continue reading

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ArtistMum: Doll Workshop II- Day 5

Today was a day to continue sewing dresses, nightgowns, sleeping bags and to learn a few simple embroidery stitches for the pillow! I demonstrated a simple running stitch, french knots, and a ‘lazy daisy’ stitch, which is ideal for flower … Continue reading

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ArtistMum: Art Club II- Day 4

My art students continued to work with the oil pastels for part of our session. I think these oil pastel pictures will take a few sessions to complete and that’s okay! I also gave them a lesson on one point … Continue reading

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