I guess serendipity describes what happened with my crayola paleto that now changes the way I will plein air with gouache 🤔🤭 A couple years ago I created a homemade plein air paleto after I discovered that my winsor & Newton gouache was rewettable. one urban sketching essential I tried to diy was a folding board to place my paleto and watercolor paper on top of. I created my own urban sketching diy with an old crayola paleto ✨✨✨ I have also been working on a diy sketchbook watercolor because of following the white rabbit 🥰 Video timestamps ~~~ 00:00 theme song and intro 03:36 my old folding board 13:29 my new folding board 17:56 what happened to my paleto? 31:18
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A fantasy painting animal inspired by Pokémon 🥰 Pokémon turned 25 last month which made me create my own creature for this fantasy watercolour painting Inspired by the design of the Pokemon, Mimikyu, I got to work on creating my own character. 🤩🤩🤩 Fabtastical story behind this night fantasy painting 📖 “A Trip to the Moon Flower Forest” March 18, 2021 Share this with your friends! Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on reddit Share on pinterest Share on tumblr Share on whatsapp Share on email Share on print What fellow Peace Doves are saying… Get a 20% off discount code We never spam because that’s gross!
My ‘Lil sis’s luv of cats inspired this cat fantasy artwork her birthday was this past week so I thought I would make a birthday painting artwork for her She’s a big fan of Pusheen and Nyan cat, so I did a few sketches to make this cat art cute She was once an amazing cat mama I painted this colorful abstract cat art to celebrate her birthday because she really deserves something special 🥳🎂🎂🎂 how did I combine three cats into one abstract cat wall art?😺🎨👩🏿🎨 Taking inspiration and executing it in as abstract cat painting on canvas Lemon yellow — daler-rowney graduate acrylic Dioxazine purple, unbleached Titanium white — liquitex heavy body cadmium red medium hue, cadmium orange
I did several outdoor Thanksgiving activities for families that I can’t wait to talk about! After our grand afternoon feast, we played a thanksgiving sport. For Thanksgiving, i am thankful for my bio-family and non-blood related families because… Lots of rest while watching Christmas movies on TV plus MOAR thanksgiving dinner plus dessert 🍽🥧🦃 These lamps inspired my lamp painting design February 9, 2021 Share this with your friends! Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on reddit Share on pinterest Share on tumblr Share on whatsapp Share on email Share on print What fellow Peace Doves are saying… Get a 20% off discount code We never spam because that’s gross!
I wanna make Thanksgiving art decorations to share how I celebrated it last year I didn’t get to make thanksgiving art crafts on the actual holiday, so I wanna relive the memory now! why not add a ‘Lil thanksgiving aesthetic to an often overlooked holiday? Making very different potater salad Visiting my sister Hope and meeting her husband Having a thanksgiving dinner around lunch time My painting captures a thanksgiving aesthetic January 31, 2021 Share this with your friends! Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on reddit Share on pinterest Share on tumblr Share on whatsapp Share on email Share on print What fellow Peace Doves are saying… Get a 20% off discount code We never
Spending time with my friends for friendsgiving in 2020 inspired me so much to create a baby goat painting. My goat watercolor painting came about because my friends and I did an outdoor activity that involved goats. Before I show off my handmade goat painting wall decor, I wanna talk about all the fun stuffs we did together. Meeting Mary Anna and eating dinner We watched a movie called “Big Fish” Sunday morning funday We went to Jackson Island to see Spectre Running of the goats We went by the river where boats are normally docked at We ate lunch at a socially distanced restaurant called Coosa Cleaver I wanted to capture that experience with this whimsical goat painting January
I want to share more country makeover ideas in greater detail than I can in social media. Decorating my farmhouse is such a prettyful thing for me to do because it is one of the few things that has kept me happy during this pandemic. I enjoy DIYing my own decor or just using my own art. I felt my country village home decor ideas would also inspire y’all to decorate too! Y’all have been so kind to me on social media, so I thought posting regularly on my blogs again would help us get together more. 🥰 My prettyful bright colored country decor project is a wooden hanging shelf. Bright vivid purples strawberry pattern before i paint in the
So many of you Peace Doves decorate your beautiful homes with prettyful paintings and decor items. My favorites have been the bright colorful homes with large colorful wall art, but also watercolor paintings because they are truly stunning. So I thought, what if I make my own magical watercolor paintings so that y’all can have fun with every detail of your shabby chic country living lifestyle. But I don’t have a lot of watercolor paper. How can I make beautiful wall hangings for living rooms if I don’t have the right paper? I hopped down a large magical rabbit hole hunting for a recipe on watercolor grounds. I was so desperate to enter the world of watercolor, that I read
As someone who sells our crafts online, we always have to look for marketing changes and shifting trends. A few weeks ago, Renae Christine pointed out how people who shop online buy from Amazon first instead of places like Etsy. So, is Etsy still ideal for selling handmade products? Amazon has so many customers that they are advertising that they need more sellers. The buyer traffic is already there. You could potentially start selling handmade products on Amazon and market to millions of customers. I also noticed more and more people who sell on Etsy set up a quick shop because they think running an Etsy shop is easy. They want to do it as a hobby. So they cut
In an effort to try and better understand gouache mixed media, I decided to start sketching more. Painting is my favorite way of being creative. I felt like creating a quick portrait drawing then painting it with gouache. I draw in a very loose style. I didn’t always draw this way because I used to believe that human figure sketches and art only be done one way. I am still new to the world of watercolor & gouache, but I do really enjoy working with it. I’m fascinated with how portable it is. I love taking paints with me on the go. Gouache is different for me because it is opaque but dries lighter compared to acrylics. My brain gets