And just like that half of 2017 is gone. Things are moving at a steady pace, first half of the year was pretty busy for me and I feel like I learned a lot. June was interesting and I felt overwhelmed most of the time, but overall it was productive. Let's take a quick look … Continue reading Goodbye June, plans for July
This week was for catching up to many things I have missed during my illness. I am happy to say I am almost 100% well. I am caught up to the most of my usual tasks and ready for the next week. Let's take a look 1)Pastel (See all on instagram under #greenrainartpastels ): I made two … Continue reading May Week 3
April flew by even faster than March, it seems. It was busy, full of interesting assignments, challenges and new information to absorb. Lessons I learned this month all come down to one simple truth : Do not overdo it. I felt overwhelmed with all the things I took on, I hurt my wrist by not … Continue reading Goodbye April: Week 4 and May Plans
This week was calmer that the previous one. I tried to pace myself more and focus more on work that falls within my normal year-round challenges, as well as my class assignment. Let's take a look: I completed all the posters for my children's choir project. I am so happy to have this done and that … Continue reading April 2017: Week 2
Another busy and overall productive week. I was concentrating on finishing the assignment for my MATS Bootcamp. Boy, was it a challenge. I am glad I joined the group of such talented people and watching everyone's creative process was quite an experience. I have a long way to go. In the end I came … Continue reading Fourth week of March
Very busy week, heavy with events. Let's take a look... We had a lovely tour to Terry Ludwig Studio, we were shown how pastels are made by Terry himself and his son Geoff. We are so lucky to have this wonderful pastel maker mere minutes away from our house. Children left absolutely inspired and I … Continue reading Third week of March art
Second week of March was full of artistic pursuits. Some were especially challenging. Let's take a look: As I wrote last week, I signed up for Make Art That Sells Assignment Bootcamp. We received our first mini assignement this week and it asked us to look for and draw some patterns. Now, I hardly ever do patterns, … Continue reading Second Week of March: New Challenges!
February is on its way out. Yay, to be honest. It was one busy, crazy month, and final couple of days will be no different. We had a snowstorm this week, it wasn't bad, but I can't wait for spring. Despite being very busy I managed to do most of my preferred art exercises this … Continue reading Almost done with February: Joys and struggles
As expected this week was even crazier that the one before and I really had to dial back with my art practice. It was painful, but I didn't want to feel stressed and rushed. I still managed to find time to create something each day, but I had to cut some things out of my … Continue reading Week 3 of February : Dialing back, or am I?
Remember how I complained last week that the pace that I set for myself in January is unrealistic this month because of all I have to do with kids, at home etc... Well, turns out it didn't matter much because I managed to drop some activities and pick up new ones instead. Maybe I am a … Continue reading Weekly Report: February week 2