A Fanciful Twist’s Vanessa Valencia hosts a super fun glitter bomb of inspiration every year in bloglandia known as the Mad Tea Party. This is my third (or fourth?) year participating. It is always such a blast to see what wonder and whimsy she’s got waiting for us. This year I found inspiration on Pinterest and painted a blue-haired Alice.Let's see more!
Hello Thursday! I have had a crazy awesome week! A lot of breakthroughs that felt like breakdowns in the middle. I have been driving myself crazy trying to nail down exactly what I am doing with my art. What is my style? What do I keep, what do I focus on? What am I bored with and what do I let … Let’s see more!
I treat my paintings like they are conversations with myself: an idea that I bring to life, push and pull details with paint and brushes. Except sometimes these conversations are more like arguments and the paintings remain in progress because I just can’t make up my mind.Let's see more!
Protecting is an original acrylic painting from the Enchanted Forest series. The Enchanted Forest is where all my fairy tale art lives. This painting originally came to me as in idea while I was pregnant and I painted her in my art journal. I wanted a brighter, happier piece and the Enchanted Forest was born.Let's see more!
My major in college was Illustration, but everyone was required to take a semester long 3-d class. While everyone was working with wood, I brought in a tote full of gourds. Wait- let me start at the beginning. Listen: growing up I hated gourds! My mom would try for mother-daughter bonding time, with gourd crafts. Oh, how I hated gourds! … Let’s see more!
Fashion straight from your favorite fandom! DIY your own nerdy shoes: all you need is acrylic paints, brushes, and a pair of canvas shoes. The acrylic paints dry fast and are surprising durable.Let's see more!
I wasn’t sure why butterflies always reminded me of summer until I found a picture of me in the middle of July in a butterfly patterned sundress. This painting is inspired by those moments.Let's see more!
A sneak peek at my messy desk and new painting: Mermaid Hair and flower crown.Let's see more!
Another installment of Pinterest Summer Craft Camp with five fun and easy DIY cupcake crafts!Let's see more!
I’m passionate about Pinterest,: its fun, appealing visually and socially, and allows me to collect and share everything I find strange, interesting, and beautiful. Here are five fun DIY craft pins perfect for summertime!Let's see more!