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New Supplies

I thought I’d share with you some new supplies I purchased.  I was able to get them a few weeks ago, however I am still having technology issues and haven’t been able to blog until today. I’m super excited about having these new tools in my artistic arsenal!  I’ve...

Trials and Errors

Most artists have a single medium they work/specialize in.  It’s our “safe place” where we are most comfortable working.  Yet, as artists we also want to explore other mediums and learn new things.  When we do and everything clicks, we feel on top of the world!  Yet, things don’t...

Is Tracing Cheating?

    Today I want to talk about tracing and the entire can of worms that opens up when it’s mentioned.  Although I have discussed various methods used by artists: Isn’t That Cheating?  I feel like revisiting this issue due to various discussions I have been seeing in art...

Raptor Inspiration

Mesa, the female Ferruginous hawk.

  This year our family decided to buy a family membership to Fontenelle Forest.  The best decision ever!  We have been spending our weekends visiting the woodlands as well as our favorite place, the Raptor Refuge.    I have fallen in love with Messa, the beautiful Ferruginous hawk.  I...