I’m offering custom Super Couple portraits on etsy.com – it doesn’t matter which side of the Force you’re on. Spiff up that secret hide out and keep the raygun-inators to yourself; your secret identity is safe with me. Need something special to make your evil Lair of Doom or Tower of Justice feel a little more… homey? I can paint … Let’s see more!
There was a time when I hated gourds. I think I was 16 when my mom forced me out to the Georgia Gourd Show. I didn’t want to go, it was summertime, I wanted to be poolside with some iced tea and a book. Instead I was trudging through the Chehaw Nature Park glaring at birdhouses and vendors alike. “Who … Let’s see more!
Want to learn how to paint an Easy DIY Butterfly Background? It’s Tutorial Tuesday! Time for an easy, free painting lesson that you can do in less than an hour. This is my go-to painted background technique for all kinds of surfaces. All you need is a couple fun colors of acrylic paint + black, two brushes, and paper or … Let’s see more!
Crown of Wings 11 x 14 mixed media on canvas I’m finally finished with this painting: a mix of metallic paints, marker, decorative / scrapbook paper, tissue, beeswax paint, acrylic, watercolor, colored pencil AND … I’m sure I forgot something in there. She has taken months of painting, layering, planning, deliberating, having no clue what to do next. Yeah, that’s … Let’s see more!
After painting on canvas for months I forgot how much I love this Fabriano watercolor paper. The texture is gorgeous! I used it to paint a glamorous stylized fashion portrait with pen and watercolors. I’m sure I could have found a way to paint butterfly wings in there <3 Kat … Let’s see more!
These two pieces were really fun to paint. I don’t know how I couldn’t enjoy painting layers of bold, rainbow colored butterfly wings. I have wings on the brain: almost every piece I have created lately incorporate butterfly wings somehow in the painting. Probably because wings are one of my favorite things to paint. (Also, flowers, portraits, carousel horses, glittery rainbows! … Let’s see more!
Stylized butterfly wings are all I’ve wanted to paint lately. Its easy to get lost in the patterns, color, and repetition. Here is a quick peak of a mixed media painting I’ve been working on. She has a lot of layers of paint/paper/gel medium/more paint/marker/pens/and paint. Did I mention paint? You can see the layers of paper and paint on … Let’s see more!
I’m going to be super honest here: I get stuck on every painting I do. Every single one. It’s mini paralyzing artist’s block. It’s moments of gripping fear coupled with an, “OMG I don’t know what to do next!” STUCK! STUCK….ARG!#$%#!$^! STUCK! It is rare for me to churn out any painting, even if it looks really simple, with … Let’s see more!
Classically posed and executed portraits are perfect gifts for parents and grandparents, especially if those with more traditionally styled homes. I usually paint in a fun, brightly colored, non-traditional style but sometimes a customer needs a completely custom, classically rendered, original painting. Brandon ordered a large scale traditional portrait to give to his grandparents for Christmas. The process was … Let’s see more!