Sunday, September 25, 2011

Ferocious Illustration Friday

This is one ferocious kitty! Note the white fangs
(my husbands idea) Still he may find a friend.....

A few hissy fits later......


Monday, September 19, 2011

Mesmerizing Illustration Friday a little Creative Everyday and some Paint Party Friday!

She had always been mesmerized by the sound of the sea. Her father taught her about  listening to seashells it seemed to be his special magic. That the sound of the sea could be contained within a shell, a link to the ocean that lasted forever. No need for batteries or wifi, simply magical. 

Having been away for a few days on the west coast at Long Beach,  shells and the ocean came to mind with this challenge. A bit of Paint Party fun. Here are more shells.

Playing with different papers and compositions which one do you think works best?

Friday, September 9, 2011

Kitchen love & Creative Tuesday

Words and actions, kitchen love. How our mothers teach us to cook/or not...

My mother didn't teach me to cook she couldn't stand having someone underfoot in the kitchen but she did teach me to be fearless in the kitchen.

To not be tied to a recipe to substitute with abandon and be creative.
We shared the love of good food, growing a garden and enjoying the harvest.
Kitchen love is a good thing to pass on to our children.
Using word and art challenge from the Three Muses. Plus Artists in Blogland.
Creative Tuesday kitchen challenge as well.

Boundaries, little brothers and lessons learned Illustration Friday

There is something about little brothers,they have a way of being right there in your face when you most want to be alone. Mothers try to teach them about personal boundaries but they don't seem to learn.

I wonder if when they grow up they will get it?

Watercolor with pen and ink.
A bit of paint party fun.

Monday, September 5, 2011

Sea Shells and patterns

Playing with watercolor, pattern and shells.

Planning a weekend away to the beach hope to find some of these.

Inspiration Avenue pattern challenge.

Sunday, September 4, 2011

Mysterious Illustration Friday

She was half hidden under her hat, who was she?
It was a mystery.

By her side was a bowl of shells.

She was remembering when they collected them and wondering if he recalled the day as warmly as she did.
The shells were a keepsake of a very special day.

Labor Day end of summer :( we need to stretch it out a wee bit longer. Drying figs, harvesting tomatoes it's all good. Paint Party Friday end of summer check in.