Well she’s at it again. I sketch every day. I just don’t post them. Lol. I came up with this idea to see if I have better luck. Also, I thought I could use them on cards or journals. I thought my sketch for brownies was brilliant. For me anyway. 😂😂 05B4C81A-BA7C-49A0-BDD9-CCB83D10C14A View
Hello, everyone! I am Supriti Chauhan from India. I am the artist behind the nom de plume – ‘Laburnum Soul’. I hail from the beautiful North Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, currently based at Noida, India. I am
For our prompt of “Tools” today, I immediately thought of art supplies, of course. Truly, they’re the only tools I know how to use outside of a hammer. And, I’m not allowed to use that very often for fear of
Sometimes, we start doing something for fun and suddenly realize we’ve created so many rules and deadlines for it that it has become a struggle instead. Finding that place in-between is so important, where we make the time to DO, but keep it flexible enough and simple enough where DOing isn’t a constant hassle. Having worked so many years for an organization where I had to document every move I made, meet irrational deadlines and submit plans without knowing what the obstacles might be, I find myself falling into that mode. Now in retirement, there are times it comes in handy, because I’ll have already figured out what I need to do to have time to DO. But I also have to pull back and remind myself “This is Fun! If I’m not having fun, I’m not doing it right!”
Good essay. And truth. I’ve been artsy since I was little. It was encouraged by my mom who was artsy too. She didn’t do much until she was older, but then she too up painting. My dad did bird carving and yard art. It was a wonderful thing to do art as a teenager because it was a good way to stand out from the crowd. My school had an annual art show and pancake supper every year and we always went because I had something in the show. I’m pretty sure in hindsight that my dad hated pancakes for supper. But he went every year.
Day 10 – Tools, these are a few of my favorite mark making tools when I am painting abstracts in acrylics. I have discovered that I enjoy applying layers of paint to a panel, scraping or sanding parts off, repeating and in the end bringing the painting to a conclusion. Lately I am flipping back and forth between doing that and painting my…[Read more]
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