Easy 4th of July Fireworks Art

The Fourth of July is one of my favorite days of the year. It's a lazy holiday and requires very little prep work, unlike Christmas or Halloween. When the fourth rolls around, I always try to make the day fun for my girls. To celebrate the holiday, we usually paint fingernails and toenails and do some… Continue reading Easy 4th of July Fireworks Art

ICAD, Painting

ICAD Update | Index-Card-A-Day!

Today marked the twentieth day I've been participating in my own version of the Index-Card-A-Day challenge. The last time I wrote about it on this blog, I explained my plan for approaching the challenge this year. You can read about that here. In my true fashion, I developed a plan but didn't stick with it… Continue reading ICAD Update | Index-Card-A-Day!

Flowers, ICAD, Painting, Quick Art Wednesday

Quick Art Wednesday | Easy-breezy floral index cards

I'm going through a bit of a phase right now where I'm obsessed with miniature versions of art. From painting 6x6 canvases to working on index cards; the small size makes the pieces quick, easy and so much fun. I love doing floral studies (combining flowers, colors, textures/working on abstracting floral forms) because they're loose… Continue reading Quick Art Wednesday | Easy-breezy floral index cards


Drawing Andean Flamingos

Recently on Planet Earth, I watched the episode where the Andean Flamingos did their mating ritual--prancing back and forth through the water, heads held high. It was peculiar and amazing! It also inspired my most recent Procreate drawing: a whimsical, colorful sketch of three mid-dance flamingos! Check out my Youtube channel for more time-lapse… Continue reading Drawing Andean Flamingos