Tag Archives: Sketching

Creative Juice #190

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Creative Juice #190

Lots of fun, and one solemn thing:

Creative Juice #185

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Creative Juice #185

Either you have nothing to do, or you have way too much to do. Either way, take off an hour to look through these artistic articles.

  1. I have a fantasy of getting a second masters degree—in art history. Maybe this second-best idea is more realistic.
  2. I laughed at the first 15 of these vacation pictures. And then I just got sad.
  3. Use these online resources to expand your creativity during lockdown.
  4. When the people are away, the goats will play.
  5. Do you know what ATCs are? Artist Trading Cards. Check out this bunch.
  6. Paintings of Yosemite.
  7. Introverts, our year has come.
  8. I am so jealous of people who keep art journals. (I know, I know, I should just do it. . .)
  9. How to make art a habit.
  10. Don’t you just love exploring a new friend’s house and seeing all the beautiful things she has? Quilter Frances Arnold has so kindly let us into hers.
  11. Do you like squirrels? Then you’ll just love this Instagram account.
  12. Sketch yourself with a mask.

 

Creative Juice #183

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Creative Juice #183

Beauty is truth, truth beauty ~John Keats

Creative Juice #180

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Creative Juice #180

Pretty things and creepy things. Great ideas and sad thoughts.

  1. Gorgeous creepy crawlers.
  2. A different kind of book nook. I didn’t know these were a thing.
  3. Do you have lots of scraps in your fabric stash? Here are some ideas of what to do with them.
  4. Photography on grass.
  5. Suicide’s painful legacy. Don’t do it. Ask for help.
  6. Amazing underwater photography.
  7. This Vile painter will make you see through walls.
  8. If your favorite cartoon characters were fossils. . .
  9. A gorgeous travel-sketch-journal to inspire you.
  10. I’m sharing this post about the Road to California quilt show especially because it features a quilt made by the fabulous Cindy Stohn.
  11. Read these 25 excellent suggestions for improving your life and be encouraged.
  12. Nathalie goes to Austin. (I have a friend who lives there. Now that I know how cool it is, I’ll have to go visit her. . .)

Creative Juice #179

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Creative Juice #179

Art, beauty, and surprises.

  1. These lovely photos make me want to go exploring in the woods.
  2. Best of Beethoven.
  3. Stuff inside of stuff.
  4. Standing out as an artist.
  5. Smithsonian acknowledges the 50th anniversary of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.
  6. Look! Up in the sky! Anything you can imagine! (Clouds.)
  7. One person’s thoughts on the presidency.
  8. David Hockney makes big money painting swimming pools.
  9. A watercolorist’s journey.
  10. Quilts at Atlanta High Museum.
  11. Check out these beautiful Zentangle® designs.
  12. Wish I could go to this sketching workshop in Mexico City. I love this artist!

Creative Juice #175

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Creative Juice #175

For your weekend reading pleasure. Lose yourself for an hour in these great articles.

Creative Juice #174

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Creative Juice #174

Mostly artsy stuff this week:

Creative Juice #169

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Creative Juice #169

 

 

 

Creative stuff that will delight you.

 

 

  1. A phenomenon noticed at an art museum.
  2. What leaves do.
  3. This tile effect is achieved with spray paint.
  4. What happens when a sketching enthusiast goes to The Nutcracker.
  5. One dot at a time.
  6. What to give your loved one who is an artist.
  7. Even if you hate guns, I’ll bet you’ll like these.
  8. I love looking at this artist’s intricate designs.
  9. Books make awesome Christmas presents. Just sayin’.
  10. I don’t understand how someone can draw photographic portraits using only pencils.
  11. An artist discusses a daguerreotype pin.
  12. You still have time to make this cute winter decoration. But no old sock in my house is that white! I say buy a new pair and make two of these snowmen.

Creative Juice #167

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Creative Juice #167

Gorgeous artwork that will make your creative fingers itch to make more.

I have a recommendation for you. If you have access to Netflix and you’d like to see a different Santa movie, watch Klaus.

Creative Juice #163

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Creative Juice #163

Yay! Weekend reading!