Showing posts from December, 2019

Art Challenges are AWESOME!!

I am enjoying this art challenge so much more than I ever thought I would. More details below, but here a few of my favorites hearts so far: The current heart art challenge will be done in a couple of weeks and I'm already planning another one for 2020. These are the highlights for me so far: Getting back into watercolor painting.  I haven't used watercolors in a very long time and need to make them a regular part of my creative process.   Relearning old stuff.... Like how different papers absorb paint.  Some of the paper pads I've been using were bought over the years when they were on sale and put in my art storage boxes, so it's been interesting relearning how to use them and the difference between different poundage of the paper, the different textures of the paper, etc. Working faster and thinking less.  Sometimes it is very easy to over think during the creative process.... it's like trying for perfection, but losing out on the fun o

Love Notes 2

Love Notes are a part of the Project Love series where I share a little bit of wisdom/revelation that I have learned as I continue to walk with Jesus and meditate on scripture.   Before I get too far ahead of myself, here are a few mini paintings hanging out together: The most recent focus scripture for me to reflect on was 1 Cor 16:14  Let all that you do be done in love.   As I started to contemplate on this new focus scripture, I knew that I needed to be more mindful about my heartfelt intentions before I began any activity or spoke a word. Thinking on how Jesus did love. All that He did was in love and because of love. Let all that you do be done in love. It doesn't say in haste, anger, or spite. caring, kind, truthful, patient, hopeful, and endures as Paul expounds in 1 Corithians 13 verse 4 - 7: Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritab