Angel Garden Dala Art - Helleborus foetidus - Liverpool, England

dala art Apr 13, 2019

April 12, 2019 - Angel Garden - Liverpool, England

Helleborus foetidus

Dala Art - drawn first in ink using a Platinum Carbon Ink Fountain Pen followed with watercolor.

To avoid being lost in the dark in an unfamiliar part of Liverpool, and possibly late for the Andrew Poppy performance of ...

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Sketchbook Story Time No. 12 - Sketching in Provence - 2014

 

Sketchbook Story Time No. 12

Sketching in Provence - 2014

A few more glimpses into my heart and mind ...

The stories behind the drawings and paintings in my sketchbooks

a few pages at a time.

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Sketchbook Story Time No. 11 - Sketching in Great Britain with Black and Sepia Inks

 

Sketchbook Story Time No. 11

Sketching in Great Britain with black and sepia inks

A few more glimpses into my heart and mind ...

The stories behind the drawings and paintings in my sketchbooks

a few pages at a time.

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Online Challenges

color Mar 18, 2019

March 18, 2019

Warning ... this is a long post.

 A couple of months ago I joined several sketching and watercolor groups on Facebook. I had two goals.  I wanted to discover new artists with whom I might like to take a workshop and I wanted to share my own experience as an artist with...

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Sketching in Wales

March 15, 2019

A week from tomorrow I will board a plane and begin my eight week adventure in Wales and England! This will be the first spring in the UK.  I've only explored there in the autumn and I'm looking forward to experiencing the blankets of bluebells that cover the rolling hills and...

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Sketchbook Story Time No. 6 - September 15, 2012 to September 21, 2012

sketchbook story time Mar 12, 2019
 

Sketchbook Story Time No. 6

September 15, 2012 to September 21, 2012

A few more glimpses into my heart and mind ...

The stories behind the drawings and paintings in my sketchbooks

a few pages at a time.

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Sketching in St. Ives, UK - Part Four - Values Shapes Dominance

Sketching in St. Ives, UK - Part Four

Values - Shapes - Dominance

What do I look for when I'm out in the world sketching? What are the questions I ask myself before I touch my pen or brush to the paper?

Question 1: What grabs my attention?

Question 2: Why does (blank) grab my attention: shape;...

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March Madness Alphabet Challenge

challenges dala art Mar 05, 2019

March 5, 2019

During the month of March I'm participating in a challenge within the Facebook group Sketching & Watercolour: Tools, Tips and Techniques. The challenge is to create a sketch each day following a prompt that is listed, generally the night before. Since sketching daily is not at...

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Sketchbook Story Time No. 5 - August 23, 2012 to September 12, 2012

sketchbook story time Mar 05, 2019
 

Sketchbook Story Time No. 5

August 23, 2012 to September 12, 2012

A few more glimpses into my heart and mind ...

The stories behind the drawings and paintings in my sketchbooks

a few pages at a time.

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Dala Art Challenge - Seven Days of Dala Sketching

dala art Mar 03, 2019

March 2, 2019

A last minute announcement!  Tomorrow starts the Seven Day Dala Challenge! It's the kick-off event for the Dala Art group where artists may post Mandalas and Dala Art that they have created themselves, either in progress or completed. Participating in the challenge is not...

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