My wonderful sister-in-law is running a creature themed blog series throughout the month of October for Halloween. Of course, I had to participate and decided to do a write-up on one of my favorite groups of creatures- The Furies! Click here to check it out! Or hop on over to Melanie's blog to check out the … Continue reading Furious
Another Inktober post! Today's theme is SCREECH! I wanted to do some practice with facial expressions and horns, so this is what I came up with. Prismacolor pens and water-soluble marker wash on mixed-media paper Happy Drawing!
It's time for an Inktober post- Yay! Today's theme is POISON. My inspiration for this particular piece is from Alice in Wonderland 🙂 In case you're wondering how to copy this effect, I created the background by wetting the paper and using regular crayola markers to create a wash. Prismacolor pens on mixed media paper. … Continue reading Inktober- Poison
It's the first day of October! October means creepy preparations for Halloween, designing costumes, writing spooky stories, and curling up in front of the fire with a cozy novel and a hot mug of coffee. It also means the beginning of INKTOBER! Inktober is an awesome Halloween-themed art initiative. The goal: to create a work … Continue reading Inktober 2017!
We discovered the coolest trail while traversing through Chicago a few weeks ago. It's called The 606--part of the Rails to Trails project (like The Highline in New York). The trail meanders between city buildings along a defunct rail line. The scenery and architectural structures along the way are beautiful. And, of course, there's tons … Continue reading The 606: Chicago Trails
On our recent wanderings through Chicago, I took so many photos of talented street art. Too many for one post! So here's a few more 🙂 Happy Travels!
Chicago is home to some awesome street artists. On our recent visit, my husband and I noticed some spectacular art along the metro blue line and had to stop to take a closer look. If you're ever in Chicago, head out to the corner of California and Milwaukee. You can't wander far without noticing some … Continue reading At the Corner of Milwaukee and California- Chicago Street Art (Part 1)