Sunday, July 17, 2011

Week 2 of Mitsi's class

ok, where do i begin....i am taking Michelle Brown's class (full) and having a great time throwing paint everywhere.........this painting was first a "markings" drawing and then we where to go from there...and this is what transpired.... a funny looking bird loving all of nature..... by the way, Mitsi (Michelle) gives great one on one in this class.......

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Annie's door progress

annie, my 8 year old grand daughter, started to paint this door in my studio some time ago and she has added more to it....she is having a ball.....

Monday, July 11, 2011


Brown is the color of the week at twinkle twinkle and i used chalk to do this portrait...just plain cheap chalk that i have in the studio for the kids to play is done on wood that i collaged papers on some time ago......lots of texture...i tried to capture the texture in my photo... the pop color is aqua but with chalk it did not pop as much as i would have liked it to..... but anyway, it was fun to do....and different .....

Friday, July 08, 2011

added some markings

to this painting...the little "hi guy" in the upper left hand corner cracks me has to go!!!!

Making Marks

just making marks with Michelle Brown. Mitsi, as she is called, has a new workshop ,and of course being the workshop junky that i am, i have signed up for is way different from her watercolour classes and i just had to try it.....check it out.......this piece above is a "making marks" lesson..... i had a blast doing it so i had to share...the top photo is the whole piece and the bottom is a close-up of a section of the piece....Link

Tuesday, July 05, 2011


this week for "Summer of Color" over at Twinkle Twinkle the color is yellow....and here is my yellow.....