It’s All About the Foundations: Daily Art Practice

It’s All About the Foundations: Daily Art Practice

  Couch Talk   Summer is officially here and I am loving it! I have been able to squeeze in more afternoon quiet time thanks to school being out. Today was the first day in a while that my children were able to get out…

Do Cicadas Eat Peonies?  : Daily Watercolor Practice

Do Cicadas Eat Peonies? : Daily Watercolor Practice

    Couch Talk   It’s finally here!! I have been dreaming of this week ALL year! Wednesday (2 days) my children are officially finished school for the year. Mentally, I was at this week back in March and now that I look back, I…

Do You Implement Daily Practices? : Watercolor Practice

Do You Implement Daily Practices? : Watercolor Practice

  Couch Talk   Do you implement daily practices? I am all about lists and goals but I have found that my personality tends to get bored or discouraged easily. I see this a lot in my creative practice as I bounce around from one…

Do You Grow Your Own Food? : Watercolor Food Illustration

Do You Grow Your Own Food? : Watercolor Food Illustration

Couch Talk   This is the time of year that it’s nice outside and there are few social obligations. Most Saturdays have been spent in the garden since the beginning of April. Actually, hubby and the boys are working on the garden remodel while I…

Ice Cream With Your Buns? : Watercolor Food Illustration

Ice Cream With Your Buns? : Watercolor Food Illustration

  Couch Talk   Are you drawn to a certain type of food? I think most people are. I have always loved Asian food. Actually, I crave Asian food, especially during my pregnancies. Growing up, wonton soup, fried rice and General Tso’s chicken were my…

Who Doesn’t Love a Food Explosion? : Watercolor Food Illustration

Who Doesn’t Love a Food Explosion? : Watercolor Food Illustration

    Couch Talk   Ever since I was little, food has been a huge part of my life and overtime, it has played many roles. It has given me sustenance, of which I am most grateful. It introduced me to many flavors and smells…

It’s Demo With a Side of Peaches: Mixed Media Collage

It’s Demo With a Side of Peaches: Mixed Media Collage

  Couch Talk   I mentioned a few weeks ago that we were expanding our garden. Well, thanks to the beautiful weather that we have had lately, we started the demolition this past weekend.Ā  We tore everything out, transplanted the plants into pots, and started…

Peanut Butter Bouquets : Watercolor Illustration

Peanut Butter Bouquets : Watercolor Illustration

  Ladies and Gentleman, we have a TEENAGER       Well, I am officially the parent of a teen. This past weekend we had my son’s birthday party and we had some yummy food. My son asked for a chocolate peanut butter cake and…

Scarabs in my Sourdough: A Couch Adventure

Scarabs in my Sourdough: A Couch Adventure

  Couch Talk   I know I haven’t shared our completed bathroom yet by I am waiting until we receive a few more items in the mail. Everything has been on back order so we are playing the waiting game. But in the meantime, I…

Faces and White Bread: A Couch Adventure

Faces and White Bread: A Couch Adventure

  Couch Talk   I got another batch of Dalia’s from my garden this weekend! My favorite are the red ones in the middle and I used basil as a filler. I never thought to use basil before but It was the only thing green…