Monthly Archives: April 2017

Dried Pours

Here are the finished dirty pours.  I had hoped these would dry without crazing, but that is not the case.  The two that crazed were the two I had poured over a already painted on canvas.  I don’t know if … Continue reading

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Castle Up!

Today’s daily art begins with this castle.  I have had it for a couple years, but never took the time to paint it.  I wasn’t sure what type of castle I wanted to make.  Now I’m thinking about turning this … Continue reading

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DIY Modeling Paste and Clive5Art

I just realized where the elephant came from originally.  I was searching for my recipe for DIY modeling paste and found Clive’s recipe-which is the one I used, for the most part. Here is the recipe I use for modeling … Continue reading

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Effalant

My dear daughter Paige called elephants effalants when she was an itty-bitty. I enjoyed him.  I’ve not finished the background yet, but here is today’s daily arting effort.  I know there is a lot more that I’ve done today, but … Continue reading

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Blick Haul!

Blick orders arrive so quickly, it just amazes me.  The three larger canvases did not come with this shipment, so I will expect them next week sometime.  Here is what I bought: Three 18 x 24″ gallery-wrap canvases.  Three tubes … Continue reading

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Using Unused Art Supply Challenge

Today has been a tremendously productive day.  I poured 5 paintings from one set of mixed paints, and I re-did this elephant picture which has been bugging me. I rarely use modeling paste, but I wanted to have some texture … Continue reading

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More Fun with Dirty Pours

Here are a couple observations: You need running water for this art experience.  I don’t currently have running water (our pump went out on our well and will be fixed tomorrow) and it is a huge mess.  If you are … Continue reading

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