September 30, 2015

Day 29, DoD day of the dead art

This is the continuation of my art collab with Sal, the video is coming soon with more details!

I just wanted to post the painting as my last face of the 29.
Well, I hope everyone had fun, and even if there was stress and frustration, we still discovered something new by pushing a daily time to do our art. :o*


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September 28, 2015

Day 28, drawing with the left hand

I made this sketch with pencil and darkened a little digitally. We are almost all done with the challenge!
 
I also made this one earlier, when I originally read about the teacher  telling the little boy his left hand was "bad"... some people should not be near schools, much less teachers.
But out of that negativity, we made in the 29 faces group, many, many! left art art. ♥



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September 27, 2015

Day 27, a face in a splash of paint

I spent most of the day packing and organizing and checking my art stash for things that I know well I do not use, because I had forgotten i had them... yes, shame on me LOL
But hey, I will be posting the goodies as I downsize and reorganize my art room. Keep an eye for the post!
For now, I made a face out a splash of paint that I found and like...
Turned out cut I think? ;o)


Looks like a little feather ♥ Maybe it is a little sparkle of the red blood moon we had tonight (and that I couldn't see in this dusty sky we have) >:o/

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September 26, 2015

OMG Day 26 of 29 faces. Drawing a face on card stock

I made this drawing while waiting for my husband in the car on an errand. It is in red card stock that I used to make a little sketchbook...
I have been SO busy with the video art collabs, the video editing and the new 2 online classes (registration open now! see HERE) bu I can always make a little time for a sketched face ♥ We are almost at the end of the 29 faces!
What is new for me this time around is the position of the heads when I draw or paint, and in this case the hair... isn't she cute wiht that short style?


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September 24, 2015

Day 24 brush the paint on the paper

This one is another of the "clean the brush" pages, and I decided to make hair with the black paint, so it will be a bit of a problem when I come back to finish the skin tones. But overall, it is a fun face ;o)


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September 23, 2015

Day 23: Doodle on a page and make a face in the art journal

I wrote a love letter with a water soluble pencil and then invited a #paintbrush to dance for the #29faces (^._,^)


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September 22, 2015

Collab With Sal Scheibe

I am participating in this art collaboration with Sal Scheibe!
She sent me her canvas, I send her this canvas, and I will show you what we created:

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And this is Sal's post HERE where the canvas is described how it was done :oD

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September 21, 2015

Day 21 of 29faces Basic drawing of a face

In the beginning there was only ‪#‎green‬. Later on came the ‪#‎pencil‬ dancing with the dream of more colors to come and dance together #artjournalpage


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September 20, 2015

Day 20 ... Collage and Video

In the last minute I decided to make a 2nd video for the #LoveFallArt collaboration and sure enough, it took my whole day, till midnight!
So, it is a collage of an oil painting I made before, collaged and it is now a giveaway for those that share the video and leave a comment THERE in the video (not here)

See the video here: https://youtu.be/IJctc6mzq4s
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September 19, 2015

Day 19, illustration

I made this little illustration out of one of my drawings, and I colored it with wet media on printed paper. After I scanned I discovered the ondulation paper gives a cool halo around her so I left it like that :oD


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September 18, 2015

Day 18 Charcoal on paper

This is just a quick charcoal sketch on an envelop, because I like the color, but the surface was very unevenly sleep in parts and rough in others...? Still was fun to make a face when in a hurry. :oP


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September 17, 2015

Day 17. Paint a face in an Art Journal page

This is my face for today,  the front page for my Traveling Journal which is going to be mailed to Sandra in the UK, and then travel from there to 11 other destinations through the year. ♥
It is also my entry for the #LoveFallArt video collaboration. Subscribe to my channel if you haven't already :oD



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September 16, 2015

Day 16. The eyes make a difference

Here you can see the first steps on my face and then how I added more detail to the face:
Just a little highlight makes a big difference.


We survived the 1st half of the challenge! Are you holding on? I hope so!
Remember that this month we have an extra day.

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September 15, 2015

Day 15. Stopping before the art is finished

If you feel that you overwork your paintings, I invite you to do this exercise:
Start a piece and way before it is finished, stop. Let it sit on the side for a day or two. Think  of several ways to keep working on it, like color or any other technique to apply, and then go ahead and finish. Do not add anything else than what you thought of while in the break. It is just an excercice and it is easier for some than for others. Try and see! :oD



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September 14, 2015

Day 14, turquoise and coral

Have you tried faces in different poses? They are a bit more challenging than a frontal face but fun to make. Try if you have not already!


Today is a special day. My baby is starting college. I officially have to grown kids in the university... sniff sniff. (I'm crying for the cost of the books! omg!) lol

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September 13, 2015

Day 13 acrylic paint and charcoal in my page

I actually started this one a few weeks ago and just added a few more things. I will continue to add as I have left over paint, see where it ends!


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September 12, 2015

Day 12 paint a page in my art journal

I am having so much fun brushing faces and leaving them to be a re-start for later. Some would be completed just as they are, but I just think of all the extra details I will add later, practicing to stop and to have a more loose brush. This one might be calling for a few layers of highlights/ Later. Maybe :o)


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September 11, 2015

Day 11

Usually I do not posts art on this day Sept 11, however, the face I painted seemed to have the feel of remembering.


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September 10, 2015

Day 10, of 29. Pencil sketch

I made this little sketch in less than 10 minutes. Pencil on card stock. That goes to prove that we can do something fun every day. I edited digitally to make the colors stronger, I like the results. Somehow the white turned into pink blue and purple...  :o)


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September 9, 2015

Day 9. DOD Day of the dead, Dia de los muertos Art.

After what Cinnamon Cooney created for me in out art collab video HERE I got inspired to make a Dia de los Muertos art!

Nothing fancy... yet! She will have flowers and prettiness soon :oD
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September 8, 2015

Close up of a painting e-class



Mermaid Mini online class!




This painting was so much fun to make, I turned it into a mini e-lesson.

Registration now open!

Easy to follow instructions from start to finish.
Lesson is given in real time, just a few parts are speed-up, for practical reasons, but for the most part you see  what happens while I paint, and you can make a beautiful mermaid even if you do not have much experience painting.

What is this class about?
 This mini online class is only one project, unlike my other classes, but I have included some extras just to make it more fun.
Play with texture, collage, drawing, and different kinds of paints.


How long is this mini class?
It is over 1 hour (edited) workshop. In real time is it longer because of the waiting periods of some steps.  You have access to it for a long time... at least a year. And can watch it as many times a s you want! ♥

What do I need?
-Fast internet connection.
>-Acrylic paint, mediums and brushes.
-Assorted templates and patterned paper.
The full list of materials will be given after joining the class.


 And of course I have samples and freebies! Join my youtube channel for fun  tutorials and demos.
Because of the nature of online classes and workshops, no refunds after the class has started.

$25.00 USD for this and next month!


To purchase: Click on BuyNow button.
 Email me  HERE  to let me know you purchased the class.
Sometimes paypal takes a while to send me a note.
And check your junk/spam folder in case my email lands there! You will be getting 2 emails from me ♥


 
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September 7, 2015

Day 7. Three quarters 3/4 face

Very hot colors! Looks like she is o fire :oD
I actually had to stop myself from keep going... I want to make a deliberate effort in leaving things unfinished. It is good for those of us that overdo the details. Once in a while, leave a figure just marked, and stop.
It. Is. Hard. (°‿~ )


And in case you are new to it, here are the links, info, button etc...
to sign up go to #29faces challenge!

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September 6, 2015

Day 6. Painting details in the human face.

When I started to work on Visual journals, I had no idea I was going to like it so much.
There is certain kind of magic to go back and find a page to finish, or to add something else, and leave it for more later on.
In this page I worked some more in some layers I had left for months, and it felt good to make a face, and add many more details.


It is almost 1 week already! A How are you doing?
And in case you are new to it, here are the links, info, button etc...
to sign up go to #29faces challenge!

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September 5, 2015

Day 5. Loose brush strokes

I am leaving this face very abstracted today. Very loose brushwork. I know I will be coming back to it in the future, but for now as an exercise, it is done :o)
Her eyes are closed, her expression dreamy. What is she thinking about?


And in case you are new to it, here are the links, info, button etc...
to sign up go to #29faces challenge!
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September 4, 2015

Day 4 Reworking a journal page

This is a face I made long time ago but I never felt ok with it. So I gessoed a bit, and started a different one. Not sure what I will do to the hair, but I'm liking the face :o)

 

Unfortunately I did not take a picture of how it looked before   \(Ͼ˳Ͽ)/
 Oh well....

And in case you are new to it, here are the links, info, button etc...
to sign up go to #29faces challenge!
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September 3, 2015

Day 3 Face in 3/4 looking to the side

Have you practiced making faces looking to the side?
I used only cool colors for the page background, mostly very watery and runny.
Try to do something unusual for the 29 faces! 



And in case you are new to it, here are the links, info, button etc...
to sign up go to #29faces challenge!

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September 2, 2015

Day 2 Sept 2015 Corful journal page

One of the most fun things I like doing, is painting fast wiht left over paint for any other project.
I do not get to select a color, and I do not let my stong inclination of doping details.
That's a really good exercise for me! Because I like to get of my comfort zone and let the brush go fast with as little detail as I can manage.
Yes, there is such a thing as not knowing when to stop, and having too much fun lol



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to sign up go to  #29faces challenge!

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September 1, 2015

29 faces in September is on!

Wow... here we go in this awesome marathon, have fun making faces!
Practice, learn, test new stuff... try not to repeat so you can enrich your experience as much as you can with not-your-day-to-day art ♥

http://youtu.be/PKr_Cu9Yd5w

Here is my first. Click link to see the video ♥

http://youtu.be/PKr_Cu9Yd5w

And in case you are new to it, here are the links, info, button etc... to sign up got #29faces challenge!

*Thanks to my friend Cinnamon Cooney that participated in this online art collab!

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