Category Archives: Art Updates

Fun Name Art

This past year, I did this art project with a bunch of fantastic kids. It was a lot of fun. Everyone enjoyed it very much so. It was all about their names. I like to do an occasional name art project, but I especially liked this one. While it includes their name, it is more than that: there is symmetry and some serious stretching of the imagination!

Here is mine! Isn’t it simply marvelous.

Fun Name Art

Can you spot my name?

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Art Update August 2015

August was an interesting month around here.  Aside from trying to get back into the swing of things we had a lot of unexpected unpleasantness.  Little things: car trouble, a bit of health trouble, a few doctor visits, a flash flood, gas leak, several appliances that broke, etc.  Nothing major, but when a lot of them combined and attacked together it was more difficult to deal with.  Oh well, we all do what we have to do, and I like to find the silver lining, and am so happy that we were able to address each situation and move past it.

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Art Update June 2015

I am afraid that there is not much to the Art Update June 2015 right now.  Life is pretty busy, and has me running around in circles sometimes.

Art Update June 2015

I am working on some coloring pages, and creating a new banner.  I did however finish this awesome drawing of my grandmother.  Working on it helped me realize that I would like to draw portraits more often.

Art Update June 2015

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Art Update For April 2015 – Overcoming Artist Block

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To be completely honest this is not much of an update.  I have been stuck in an artistic rut of sorts.  Sometimes life takes over and just throws you into a direction where finding time for art is difficult.  It’s a place where art doesn’t go, and I have been stuck there for a while now.  On top of that, this month I had two projects that didn’t work out (as in they will go in the back of the closet and no one will EVER see them again).   I am working hard on climbing over this hypothetical wall.

Here are some things that I do when working on overcoming artist block:

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