Saturday’s Supplies – Crayons Are For Your Inner Child Too!

Crayola 96 Crayons: The Review: Wax crayons are versatile if you allow yourself to try them. You can blend colors and tones, and with a little practice, make lines as fine and crisp as you like. Using them on textured papers enhances the layers of the to work. The light that lives in the crevices … Continue reading Saturday’s Supplies – Crayons Are For Your Inner Child Too!

Saturday’s Supplies – Finding that Good Printer

Canon PIXMA MX492 Inkjet Printer: The Review: For me, this has been the easiest to use for cleaning and cartridge replacement. It works reasonably well with recycled inks and the wireless is easy to set-up. The Canon has worked best for me on ink usage. With replacement cartridges in the $50 range. Shop around, as … Continue reading Saturday’s Supplies – Finding that Good Printer

Saturday’s Supplies – A Camera Brand You Can Trust

 Canon EOS Rebel T6 DSLR: The Review: My first DSLR camera was the EOS Rebel T3. It takes nice pictures but was hard to master the shutter speeds and the time delay from flash to shot. I found it wasn’t the best for portraits or close ups on the artwork, as the focus was hard … Continue reading Saturday’s Supplies – A Camera Brand You Can Trust

Saturday’s Supplies – My Favourite Laptop for Creativity & More

Apple MacBook Pro 15.4" Laptop: The Review: As the commercial says, I’m a Mac, not a PC. It’s a matter of choice and I choose the plug-and-play simplicity of a Mac. I can’t say I have ever had any major frustrations with my Macs, as I had when I was on PCs. Personally, I couldn’t … Continue reading Saturday’s Supplies – My Favourite Laptop for Creativity & More

Lovers – The Chase: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #18

Lovers - The Chase:  The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. I made many such drawings of lovers... together, apart, and everything in between... These are purely gestural. I saw the movement in my mind and tried to put that on paper. I was using them as decorative elements … Continue reading Lovers – The Chase: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #18

Loneliness: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #17

Loneliness: The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. I'm really not sure what bizarre combination of images I found to draw this ... I have a feeling I can't shake that I've seen this image before, possibly that it’s a copy of another artists work, I just can’t recall … Continue reading Loneliness: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #17

Paramecium and Friend: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #16

Paramecium and Friend: The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. The title says it all! Don't you think? I was feeling particularly silly and rebellious. Tired of getting bland feedback for my work. The worst comment that got me at that time was: “hmmm... interesting.” What could anyone say … Continue reading Paramecium and Friend: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #16

George! Martha!: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #15

George! Martha! The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. A complete abstraction of a silly thought... I hear a Mel Blanc voice calling out George!!! and one calling back Martha!!! I was watching lots of Bugs Bunny cartoons with my daughter at this time and it filled my head … Continue reading George! Martha!: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #15

A Study of Self as a Bugs Bunny Villain: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #14

A Study of Self as a Bugs Bunny Villain:  The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. Remember the episode, I believe called Hocus Pocus... the Merlin character was a little like this…there’s also similar characters blended into this image: from Wanda the Witch to some we see in ten … Continue reading A Study of Self as a Bugs Bunny Villain: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #14

Self-Portrait As A Hitman: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #13

Self-Portrait as a hitman:  The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. It was mid-summer and I had a need to look cool… well this is what I told myself following finding an old box of photos and how ridiculous I looked with all my wacky shades and Hawaiian shirts. … Continue reading Self-Portrait As A Hitman: A Creative Process – Through 500 Works of Art: #13