How I Found My Passion In Art
“For ever since the world was created, people have seen the earth and sky. Through everything God made, they can clearly see His invisible qualities– His eternal power and divine nature. So they have no excuse for not knowing God.” Romans 1:20
Chipmunk In Graphite
I have been thinking about my journey into botanical illustration. Looking back now, I can think of many particular online art classes that helped me begin to see art I really love and specific mediums I am drawn to, and it all began with portraits.
Chapter One Thoughts
This is work I did in my sketchbook of a tiny chipmunk that my dogs had treed - or so they thought - Actually, the chipmunk had them captured as they did not leave the front porch for several days!
I'll Take Lavender Everything, Please!
I hope you will join me as I read chapter by chapter and thought by thought through "Life On The Highest Plane" by Ruth Paxson - a marvelous book from Moody Institute that every believer should read. With each chapter I will give my thoughts and reflections of my personal journey with God and His Word.
Drawing An Apple in Graphite
My favorite flower has got to be Lavender! I have always felt this way, but I recently rediscovered it when I took time to make some things for my oldest daughter’s bridal shower and of course she wanted Lavender too.
Practice Makes Art!
I have been slowly bringing my posts from my old blog over to this new site and this morning I wanted to share this post with you about how I made my first fruit in graphite. It was hard, but was so worth persevering through to the end!
How I Illustrated A Lumpy Pumpkin in Graphite
I always say, "Practice Makes Art!" and it's true. You can find something small around your house right now and sit down and begin to draw it out. You might be amazed at how easy it becomes with just a little practice!
In this post, I show you how I took on the very difficult task of completing this lumpy pumpkin in a graphite composition for an online course with only one week to do it!