The Thing about Growth…

I am in the last leagues of finishing my illustration commission. It's taken a long time and will take another few days. I see the mistakes, and I am tired of fidgeting with it. But even if it's not going to be perfect, I am excited about how it's coming together. My garden is growing, … Continue reading The Thing about Growth…

Work in Progress: Paper, Plants, and a Palette Shelf!

My exams are going well, with a couple more to go. But in the mean time, I am also getting some work done in the art department. (Not without studying for school, but you know what I mean) The basic shape of my papermaché rhino mask is done. Now it needs some wrinkles and other … Continue reading Work in Progress: Paper, Plants, and a Palette Shelf!

A Painting, a Flower: Work in Progress

I got some progress done on my oil painting. Now, most of the pink coat is covered and has a base coat of color on it. It still looks really wild, but I can see where it's going :) And when I went to check on my garden, I saw the first tomato flowers on … Continue reading A Painting, a Flower: Work in Progress

Work in Progress: A Paint Job and a Garden!

I started the actual "painting" part of painting my new canvas by putting on a base coat of magenta pink. You won't see the pink when the picture is done, but it makes the colors that come after it stand out. I also started building a raised bed in the student gardens. I didn't plant … Continue reading Work in Progress: A Paint Job and a Garden!

Back Home: Work, and a Lesson in Gratitude

It's Spring Break, so I'm visiting my parents for 3 weeks. I'm staying in the new guest room (which used to be my room) and I have my own little desk to work at. Since I need to do some illustration work, the desk is fully occupied by my graphic tablet and the laptop. My … Continue reading Back Home: Work, and a Lesson in Gratitude