Welcoming 2021 by Creating Dala Art

 

What a year it has been.  Throughout all of 2020 I experienced great highs and great lows ... as we all have on every continent and country in the world.  Being the insatiable optimist I am, I look forward to a better year in 2021.

Art has always been at the tip of my fingers to help...

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Sketching in Series - Sketchbook Storytime

 

The video is a selection of clips from five different Sketchbook Storyhour videos that, awhile back, I posted on a regular basis on my Youtube Channel.  I chose clips that featured sketches from three of my Series of 100 Sketches; Family Treasures, Trumpet Parts and Glass Ink Wells as well...

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A Peek at Progress in the Studio

 

Some of you may have seen the first portion of this video.  I've added to it since I posted that first section.  Progress is being made, a little bit each day.  It has been so much fun working larger again that I've pulled out more blank canvases and I'm working out how to capture...

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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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Illustrated Radio Interview

 

Yesterday on Facebook I posted Orbs No. 64, a painting from the Orb Series that began (officially) in December of 2003. The last gift my mother gave to me while she was alive, was my morning visions. Nettie died on New Year's Eve shortly before midnight in 2003.  Another artist, whom I...

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Family Treasures and Series Sketches

 

Being the mother of identical twin daughters, soon to be 35 years old, I am very aware that people learn in different ways.  Alexis (a poet) learned 2 dimensionally.  Nicole (a film maker) learns 3 dimensionally.  Their intelligence is absolutely equal ... they simply learn...

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Sketchbook Story Time No. 10 - Trumpet Parts, Squiggle Drawings and Bathroom Inspiration

 

Sketchbook Story Time No. 10

February 2, 2012 to June 6, 2012

Trumpet Parts, Squiggle Drawings and Bathroom Inspiration

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. 6 - September 15, 2012 to September 21, 2012

 

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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March Madness Alphabet Challenge

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 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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