Watercolor Thoughts & Tips | Process Video

Lift up your eyes and look to the heavens.

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Those who follow me on Instagram and other social media will know this already, but lately I have developed a passion for watercolors. It’s been a lot of fun to paint cards, nature, and portraits.

This is seems funny to me because I used to hate watercolors and steered clear of them. Why? Because Read More

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Feather Quill Calligraphy

Feather Quill Calligraphy | Beginner | Thoughts

A while ago I was given a few things of my grandmother’s. Some of those included ink, and several feather quills she had made. I’ve been inspired to get back into calligraphy lately, in no small part due to Little Coffee Fox who is always sharing her amazing writing skills with brush pens.

No two quills are exactly alike – each is as unique as its writer.

The use of the feather quill has been used by countless, diverse people for many centuries. It’s fascinating to use once again such a historic tool. And I love how Read More

DIY Vintage Minimalist Pot

How to turn a rusty, vintage coffee can into a minimalist, gold flower pot.

My poor Aloe Vera plant has been sitting in it’s little, plastic pot for months while I tried to find a neat, inexpensive pot I liked. All the ones I found in town just never caught my eye. One day I suddenly got the idea of Read More

Challenging Sketches

From way back I’ve loved traditional Irish music groups such as The High Kings, The Irish Rovers etc. and when I first saw Socks and the Frying Pan at the Dayton Celtic Festival 3 years ago I instantly became a fan.

These talented artists from Ireland are so sweet and talented. They put in such an abundance of time and effort to bring us amazing music and fun concerts so I wanted to find a way of giving back. Even though I’ve Read More