Mr. Unicorn 8″x10″ matted art print by Tenukihandcrafts

Mr. Unicorn Mr. Unicorn was originally created in art journal when I took Tam’s Magical Mythical Makings online class.  I liked drawing and painting the unicorn so much that I created another version of him on a 9″x12″ version on watercolor paper. Mr. Unicorn was created using Golden fluid acrylics, a black Stabilo All pencil, […]

2015 Journal Flip

After spending the best part of a couple weekends assembling my Life Book last year, I bought a 9″x12″ Leuchterm 1917 journal for 2015 art class lessons. It’s good for just about all of the mixed media goodness my classes throw at it. Except water-based supplies as the first layer. Lately, my first layer is either […]

Weeks 26-30

Week 26. Inner Warrior Princess with Andrea Gomoll. I’ve been a tad obsessed with creating a Klimt-inspired Pallas Athena since I took Tam’s Magical Mythical Makings class.  I’ve sketched a number of variations and tried again when this lesson came up. Klimt’s Athena was a bust portrait with her in a helmet. That’s a tad […]

Life Book Weeks 18-21

Week 18 was 2 bonus lessons; I did the 2nd lesson with Kristin Van Valkenburgh. I used fiber paste, stencils, acrylics, Dina Wakely scribble bird stamp, washi tape, Shiva oil pastels, collage, and more. It’s a many layer piece that the photo doesn’t do justice to. Week 19 was with Jessica Swift. This was a […]

Life Book 2015 Weeks 14-17

The theme for April is being present. In the moment. Tam had a terrific definition for being present, so I’ll save the Buddhist commentary for a moment. What the April lessons have in common is being present by following your artistic impulses, experimenting, playing. Remember how carefree you were as a kid drawing? Before some […]

Teesha style page

I’m still experimenting with Teesha’s art journal collage style. This page just kept going. However, I like that I combined collage with text. Also, I am really enjoying my lettering. I love this style and will continue to explore it. There’s something soothing about working these pages. Edited with #aviary > http://avry.co/_getAviary_