Category Archives: Sketches & Little Experiments

OBSESSION – Mini Paper Butterflies

If you follow my instagram I’m sure you’ve seen a myriad of pictures showcasing my newest, most favorite toy in my studio: my butterfly paper punch! I bought it on clearance at Michaels and it is by far one of … Continue reading

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Day 8: Mind Map Painting

I feel like this painting somewhat accurately portrays the clutter of thoughts and emotions in my head right now. Its a little messy in there. The prompt for this painting came from a friend. It read: “A vortex of blue … Continue reading

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Day 4: Ink Painting

A long time ago I pulled a bunch of japanese or chinese ink drawings out of a magazine. I pasted them into my sketchbook with the intention of using them as inspiration for some sketches. They seemed like a fitting … Continue reading

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Day 3: Mint Green, Blush, and Copper

Something Wonderful is About to Happen That sort of sums up how I feel about this whole endeavor. I painted on paper, fabric, and a little bit on the canvas. Afterwards I layered all the various pieces I created along … Continue reading

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Day 2: Deconstructing Paintings

I did paint today and yesterday but the paint is still drying so I don’t have a picture to post yet for the challenge. What I do have are pictures of my extremely satisfying experiment in deconstruction. I originally painted … Continue reading

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Day 1: Lots of Watercolor

To make up for the fact that I joined the 30 Days of Painting Challenge late I thought I would do a bunch of small watercolor paintings. Although I only needed to do 13 paintings to catch up I ended … Continue reading

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Stamps, Printmaking, and Primary Colors

I am currently enrolled in an advanced studio course through the Art House. My wonderful instructor Rebecca challenged me to think more seriously about the color palettes I was working with. The pieces I brought in for the midterm critique … Continue reading

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