Monday, February 28, 2011

Illustration Friday - Swarm

Lately I have been thinking about all the various ways to interpret the Illustration Friday topics (regardless as to whether or not I was actually able to put them on paper), but this weekend I went with my Academic Decathlon students to the State competition, so there wasn't as much time to create as I would have liked. The competition lasted the entire weekend, but the time allotment for actual art making was limited, so I had to go with my initial reaction and make it quick before time ran out and I was "on the clock" again.

I hope you enjoy it!

5x7" Watercolor and Ink

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Blue House

One more (but not the last) watercolor painting of my house series.

8x10" Watercolor and Acrylic Ink on Paper

It's for sale in my PaintedEasel ArtFire Shop.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Interactive Color Theory!!!

I just posted this thinking it was for my student's blog, but it ended up on this one. 
I'd like to leave it here though to share the good times.

These are so fun! You could spend hours playing around :)

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Watercolor House Series

Here's another watercolor painting of my house series.

8x10" Watercolor & Acrylic Ink on Paper

It's for sale in my PaintedEasel ArtFire Shop.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Snow Day Painting #3 & #4 & (I.F.)

The weather has warmed up a bit, but here are two more paintings I made while on my unofficial winter break.

I had enough gray ice & snow that needed to paint something with brighter colors. Considering I had only left the house once (for 30 min to run to target) in 4 days I was hoping to reverse (the Illustration Friday for the week) the weather and warm it up a bit.

5x7" Mixed Media (available for you here!)

 2.5x3.5" Watercolor

Saturday, February 5, 2011

Snow Day Painting #2

Here's another mixed media painting started and completed in two days.
Thank you crazy blizzard weather! 

This one gave me a bit of trouble. 
I got stuck at one point, but finally the key came to mind and finished it off for me!

8x10" mixed media on canvas

It's for sale on my ArtFire store!

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Snow Day Painting #1

I'm on snow day #4 and have found plenty to occupy my time.

I could totally handle being jobless. 

Assuming my husband wasn't of course.

Here's one of my little goodies from the week (and for sale here). 

Mixed Media 8x10" on canvas

What have you done with your snow day?!