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So You Missed Open House?

So You Missed Open House?

I hope you had a chance to go swimming or sit in an air conditioned movie theater or something. Chances are though, you had a full day and another commitment and I completely understand. Aside from a handshake and some friendly words, I can share everything with you in this post. Here is what you […]

Reflection – 31 Days of the #K12ArtChallenge

Reflection – 31 Days of the #K12ArtChallenge

Hello and happy summer – Here it is the last day of July, which means it’s the last day of the Twitter #K12ArtChallenge hosted by Tim Needles at The Everyday Renaissance @timneedles along with Arlene Shelton @smARTisteacher. Each day has been a different theme and Tim has shared out highlights the next day. The prompts […]

My Year of Creating Digitally

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle This is the quote that motivated me to try to develop my iPad drawing skills through Every Day Drawing Challenge. I wanted to learn to use the iPad as a drawing tool, just as famous artist David Hockney […]

Eleven Months & 334 Drawings Later

Eleven Months & 334 Drawings Later

Here we are entering the 12th month of the Every Day Drawing Challenge. 334 drawings on the iPad since January 1. I have learned so much about mobile/digital art making, including which apps and stylus works best for me and the best subject matter to work with. I have discovered that I like direct painting […]

300+ Every Day Challenge Drawings

300+ Every Day Challenge Drawings

Wow! I can’t believe it. A drawing a day on my iPad for over 300 days…300! It doesn’t seem like that many, but the numbers don’t lie. I’m averaging an hour (more or less) on each drawing, so that’s 300 hours this year spent learning how to draw on an iPad. And I’ve learned so […]

August Every Day Drawing Challenge…at the 2/3 Mark!

August Every Day Drawing Challenge…at the 2/3 Mark!

August was a month for traveling and making drawings in hotel rooms for the Every Day Drawing Challenge. The first drawing of the month was done during a “Return to your Roots” road trip with my mother as we visited her childhood home and college. It was incredibly nostalgic for her and very sentimental for […]

And We’re Back!!!!

And We’re Back!!!!

In a blink of an eye. That is how quickly summer flew by. Trust me, I know that summer is not officially over until September 21, but let’s face it, the minute school is in session we lose the carefree feeling of summer. Not all at once, fortunately. Instead, it languishes like a tan that […]