Farewell to Facebook as I Return to Large Intuitive Paintings - On canvas

 

Today I celebrate shutting down my Facebook pages and reclaiming precious moments to dedicate to creative endeavors in place of maintaining an online presence on the Facebook platform.  When I made the decision to streamline the time spent on my computer and spend far more time with paint,...

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A Leap Forward ...

July 8, 2020 - Such strange times we are living in.  This is a perfect time to trust that little voice deep inside.  I'm not referring to the little voice that belongs to the imp sitting on my shoulder whispering to me, constantly reminding me of everything I should worry about today,...

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Flexagon Mania

One face of a flexagon by Carol S

Flexagon Mania!  I can't help but share the beautiful designs and color combinations of the flexagons made by Carol S and posted in the project section of the Flexagon Fun class.

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Down the Rabbit Hole: Part III - Secret of the Color Scheme

Uncategorized Jun 26, 2020

Part Three of Down the Rabbit Hole

Secret of Carol's Color Scheme in Mandala #5

Mandala #5 by Carol S. Ink and Watercolor

Project she posted in Color Wheel Mandala Part II on Skillshare

Several days ago I received a message from Vesta, another artist taking several of my Skillshare...

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Down the Rabbit Hole: Part II - Questions and Answers

Carol's limited palette for mandalas shown below, #4 (left) and mandala #5 (right), is Nickel Quinacridone Yellow, Manganese Blue hue and Alizarin Crimson. 

Mandalas #4 and #5 by Carol S. Ink and Watrcolor.

Projects for Color Wheel Mandala Part II on Skillshare.

Here is Carol's question...

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Down the Rabbit Hole: Intro

My siblings and I were taught piano as young children.  Our teacher was an elderly lady named Miss Sutphen.  She lived in a grand old Victorian home in Somerville, NJ.  Long, sheer curtains moved gently in the breeze beside the overstuffed chair in the sitting room where I waited...

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Morning Scribbler: Week of June 4-10, 2020

 

Having returned to my practice of intuitive drawing, my Morning Scribbles have also shifted a bit.  I have allowed myself flexibility to follow my instincts a bit further, beyond the five to ten minute snippet of time that I usually spend sketching before my brain clicks into remote...

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Hone your warm/cool skills

While I finish editing the upcoming Create Your Own Flexagon class on Skillshare, here is an easy way to hone your skills at discerning warms and cools of various colors.  the following example is one that explores the warm and cool variations of greens.  this can be done with any...

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Influenced by Vuillard

 

My love for Vuillard's dancing strokes of color still influence me and delight me.  I think, because I've returned to the habit of intuitive doodling, some of my earlier influences are coming through again.  I'm a bit older and more skilled than when they first entered my life.  I...

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The Private Tutor in Your Pocket

One of the best mentors you can connect with to catapult your inner artist to new heights and personal satisfaction is you!  This mentor is disguised and often sleeping, waiting to be beckoned.  This mentor won't knock on your door and attempt to convince or cajole.  This mentor...

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