ARCHIVES August 2008

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Persian Kitten Drawing

This is my second Persian kitten drawing. This one is even smaller than the first, and I am going to try to paint in three by four inch miniature, using acrylic paint. I am still struggling with how to transfer the drawing to the canvas without creating pressure that might warp my tiny canvas. I…

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The question of the day is…

Why do I have so much acrylic paint?! I was trying to get organized today, and put all my brands of acrylic paint together by color. I’ve got the higher grade Liquitex and Golden paints, and I’ve got many brands of craft paint. They have different consistencies, some being more fluid than others. They also…

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Please vote for me!!!

I’m a finalist in the Etsy Handmade Kids Challenge! I’m so happy! Gerard, my “Hug Me! Slug” is is in the toy category. Please, please, please go vote for him (and me!) here. All you need is an Etsy user ID. It’s free and easy to get one. You can vote only once in each…

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Sunday afternoon

I’m gessoing some little, very little, canvases this afternoon. The canvas looked wobbly and loose on one, and so I dunked it in hot water to shrink it. I should have done that before I added more gesso, since it did shrink and my new coat of gesso came puckering off. I’m going to try…

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