Traveling To Virginia In My Travel Journal: Daily Art Practice

Traveling To Virginia In My Travel Journal: Daily Art Practice

    Couch Talk   In the beginning of the summer, we complained of a drought. Now, we have so much rain that that my tomatoes are rotting from sitting in water on the ground. It was my first-year planting heirloom tomatoes, and I tried…

A Few Sketchbook Studies: Daily Art Practice

A Few Sketchbook Studies: Daily Art Practice

  Couch Talk   The last few weeks have been a whirlwind of activity from my son’s daily football practice and games to my husband and I taking out annual getaway for our anniversary. Again, I haven’t had a lot of time to paint but…

School Days In the Garden: Daily Art Practice

School Days In the Garden: Daily Art Practice

  Couch Talk   My children start back to school this week and it will be a time of re-arranging and learning a new routine. The school days goes quickly and I learned last year that it is easy to squander what little time there…

Did Pirates Eat Coconuts?: Daily Art Practice

Did Pirates Eat Coconuts?: Daily Art Practice

Couch Talk   It’s amazing that our summer is at its end, and I am soaking in the last few days with my littles. We read a lot of books, tried many new foods and spent a lot of time together. It was one of…

Give Me Some Persian Love Cake! : Daily Art Journal

Give Me Some Persian Love Cake! : Daily Art Journal

  PaperArtsy Blog Post: Mash-Up Stationary   I was over at the PaperArtsy blog, sharing a set of Stationary using various stamps and this amazing bubble stencil. You can hop over and see the process HERE.     Tea and Poetry     Our theme…

Have You Ever Heard of An Arepa?: Daily Art Practice

Have You Ever Heard of An Arepa?: Daily Art Practice

    Couch Talk   We have had some really high temperatures again and I have lost several plants to sun burn. That and a lack of water. I am not the best water girl. I always get pre-occupied and then it is too late…

Have You Been to Chocolate World? : Daily Art Practice

Have You Been to Chocolate World? : Daily Art Practice

  I don’t have a lot of chit chat this week so I am going to get right to it.   Daily Art Practice   I followed along with another Etchr Studio class, this one by Melissa Lakey. I love the loose illustration style and…

It’s A Jungle Out There! : Daily Art Practice

It’s A Jungle Out There! : Daily Art Practice

    Couch Talk The summer days always manage to fill up with activity even though nothing is planned most of the time. I find grocery shopping takes a whole day by the time we are done running around to 3-4 stores. Some days we…

Mummies In My Bread Pudding: Daily Art Practice

Mummies In My Bread Pudding: Daily Art Practice

  Couch Talk   It was another busy week, cleaning out my house, running errands and preparing for company over the weekend. We celebrated Independence Day with family which was a great start to the week. Now it is back to work. I am surprised…

Does Beatrix Potter Eat Galaxy Cake?: Daily Art Practice

Does Beatrix Potter Eat Galaxy Cake?: Daily Art Practice

  Couch Talk   Not only has our week been busy with daily life and tea day, but we also celebrated a birthday this weekend. My son loves Star Wars so he asked for a Galaxy Mirror glaze cake. This was the second year that…