Tag: Art

Inktober is coming…

And isn’t it just SO tempting to go out and buy a bunch of new art supplies in order to participate? Some art supply companies are even trying to cash in on FOMO (fear of missing out) by offering mystery art supply… Read More

Make a career out of your wonder

I talk quite a bit about wonder/wonderment. Not so much here, but is a big part of my off line life. Despite all of the talk about, ‘climate change’, locally sourced food, etc., our society has moved away from nature to our… Read More

Save your life first

I found this poem on the site of a botanical artist whom I admire. One of the reasons I am working to improve my art skills is to ‘save myself’. Many women in the past… and present, have been able to support… Read More

Wild flowers and giant puppies

I have been at my sister’s house lately taking care of the nephew’s giant puppy. My sister had to step out for a while which is why I was watching the dog. The dog was spayed on Friday last. You couldn’t tell… Read More

WWTTD:What Would Tasha Tudor Do?

From her clothes, to her home, the cats in sleeping in mixing bowls, her homespun and hand sewn clothes, etc. Tasha Tudor is my mentor (and Jessica Soward from Roots and Refuge helps me too!) of course, neither of these women know… Read More

Holy Martyr St. Phocas the gardener

Martyr Phocas the Gardener of Sinope Article reblogged from the OCA website. Commemorated on September 22 The Holy Martyr Phocas the Gardener came from the city of Sinope on the southern shore of the Black Sea. Having a small garden, he lived… Read More

Art, science & religion

I find it odd that so many people believe that you are either a scientist, an artist, or a Christian. It is easier, however, or people to believe a person would be an artist and a Christian before believing they are a… Read More

Onion in graphite pencil

My drawing wish list

After, Donald Trump won the presidency, I gave up on Facebook due to the nastiness being posted constantly. Who needs that? While on Facebook, I belonged to a great Botanical Illustration group. The work was amazing! These hardworking artists could draw anything… Read More

Egg plants in watercolor

My first attempt at egg plants in watercolor. It’s hard… watercolor is haarrrd! Perhaps one day I’ll look forget how hard it was but for today… it’s HARD!