Diwali Sand Art or the colors of Mexican Talavera? Both. This pattern would be amazing on a rectangle platter. I sketched out this design. Tried coloring with soft pastels. What a mess. These colors turned out amazing. I painted another vase and my shadow/
I enjoy free style painting never really knowing what will happen. Watercolor surprises me every time. You have to be patient You can’t control the water clouds or the little textures. I do need to fix a few areas but that’s what the eraser tool it for. Thank goodness. Looks good! Can’t wait to add this pattern to the shop.
I’ve eyed an Egytian pattern and color palette. Lanterns for the Moonlight festival? I can picture them now.
Here’s a good example of what work looks like sometimes. Work isn’t perfect. Work is messy. Work is you letting go of what you think it should be. Like life, there is always a plan but at some point the plan changes. The real idea emerges and you only find it when you let go. I am really liking the blue thumbprint flower.
The world series games begin. Two teams want to win. The one who wins will be the one who can powerfully play the game. Play the game with heart. No prize. No millions of fans waiting to ruckus the streets. What’s this game have to do with my creative zone.
Creative for you. For a better you. That’s what creativelyhue is all about. When the pink flower doesn’t work out make amends. Layer with blue. I like the pink that mixed with the blue. Outlining it with a blue pencil makes it come together. Sure I have some cropping to do but…
I’ve been looking at doors, homes, water, art, people, food… beauty from around the world. I love learning about culture. Oh and the dragon bridge in Vietnam. In my next adventure I will be drawing, sketching and writing for a new book Around The World. I may still do a few flowers. SOmething else always comes up.
Here’s to learning how to be a better me by learning about others.
The more I paint the more I realize, I can draw a mighty fine flower. All it took was a small angle brush. Paint with the left hand. Paint with the right hand. At first they were just pink dabs of paint. I went to Jo-Ann’s to pick up a few birthday goodies. I found the perfect green.
I like it. A lot. I wanted a field of pink flowers. The kind of pink flowers that makes you stop and admire. You believe. For one or a few glorious moments you forget. How can you be in a field of pink flowers and not feel divine. I miss the beautiful gardens of Bellagio.
I could do paint with any brush. There’s a redo pile. I’m going to do some ink doodles. I’ll take another look at my pinterest board and see what I can come up with.
100 ways to flower with power is definitely about choosing how you want to create. Yes I am painitng but this idea applies to all of us. We skills. We have talents that can help others. Anything and everything is art. There’s power in believing.
Hearts.Thumbprints, Index finder. Stamp with the side of your finger. pinkie dots. Blend as you stamp. Monotones. Stamp with pinky finger and drag. Stamp with your knuckes. I didn’t try that. Perhaps I should? Stamp with your palm. I was practicing sillouette puppets the other evening. It was a suggestion from Learn By Heart. I’m thinking of how I can position my hand to paint a few more flowers. I could stamp with the flat coiled side of my fist. Turn anger into love. That could work!
I’m about 30 ideas away from completing the 100. Now I want to shift more into stepping away from the palatte and techniques I normaly use.
As always thanks for reading! See you tomorrow. Let me go paint the a few more thumbprints.
You paint a donut on your palm. Leave a little unpainted area in the center. Stamp. Easy. I observed what shapes I made and that’s all. To have a right idea, you have to be willing to let go and CREATE. My favorite part is that the flowers come out different every time. The color scheme of the first three flowers is amazing. I will clean up the pink. Just a little There’s this together we can, Together we will vibe that I can’t pass up.
a second try
Try blending monotones as you paint on your palm. Layer using dry and wet paint. Paint half a donut and stamp in pieces. You’ll see that next week. Have a good weekend.
Yes the two connect. The definitions are practically the same. I’m working on a new book. I drew with a liquid lipstick. It began with a shape. It ended with a stamp. The words are always here but how to express them, now that’s what creative exploration is all about!
Without the let me draw and see what happens, I wouldn’t have an idea I’m proud of. I look forward to more work and play.
This book is a creative boost for my imagination and curiosity.
The power comes in knowing that there is a world full of ideas waiting for you to take action.
I want to ignite my imagination and curiosity. There are many ways to draw a flower. You can use color, texture and shape to express lots of ideas. A flower with thick black swiggly lines creates different emotions from that of a pink petal done with thumb prints. Or what of the brown florals made to resemble vintage paper?
I need to add these ideas to the book! This book has been in the works for a long time. Corita mentions this project. James Victore mentions this project.
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Wow! I have an idea for the stamp. The goal is to observe random objects. What textures can thee objects create? Let the ideas emerge. No wrong. No right. Only Make.
I see some bamboo stalks, stucoo and flowers. Texture is what makes Eric Carle’s animals interesting.
I like the bouncy rhythm. I stamped flat, on the sides and gave it a little twirl. I used a small brush to to define the shapes. The color will look much better with a scan. So you see, today I experimented with an oranament. Wonder what I’ll find tomorrow!