How is it already October?! And what an incredible, busy week it was for me. Let's take a quick look: Pastel ((See all on instagram under #greenrainartpastels ): There were two paintings created this week The mountain ash berries for pastel marathon on instagram And an autumn view from a picture I've taken in a … Continue reading October 1-8, 2017
August 1-7, 2017
August is here! Which means getting very very busy and giving my 150% to all my endeavors, not just doing my best when it comes to art, but balancing it with childrens' schooling, activities and household responsibilities. I am excited, but also nervous if I can do a good job. Let's take a look at … Continue reading August 1-7, 2017
Chasing the Light with Tony Allain
Today I want to talk a little bit about a workshop I attended on July 10. It was Chasing the Light with Tony Allain. The workshop was very special for me not just because I admire Tony's works a lot, but also because it was my first workshop and I wasn't sure if I will … Continue reading Chasing the Light with Tony Allain
Third week of March art
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: New Challenges!
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!
Weekly Report: February week 2
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
Week 2 of 2017: Fails and victories
Another week flew by. Or rather crept, as it seemed very long and New Year doesn't feel so new anymore. The first half of the week as I've written in my midweek report was rather challenging, so many drawing attempts were turning out less than perfect. But I also had a strike of inspiration following … Continue reading Week 2 of 2017: Fails and victories
Goodbye 2016, plans for 2017
This year was a wild ride for sure. I am ready to wave it goodbye, thanking it for all the blessings. Ready to welcome 2017 with all the joys, challenges and adventures it will no doubt bring. Now, looking back at 2016 I can confidently say, it was a very important year for me as an … Continue reading Goodbye 2016, plans for 2017