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Watercolor Wednesday: Craft Monster

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My first year of doing art and craft shows as part of my job was full of learning experiences. The very first thing I learned and what I always tell people that aren’t sure about having enough work to show was, “There’s nothing like needing to have the work to make you do the work.” The second lesson came about… Read more »

Watercolor Wednesday – Yellow Crook Necked Squash

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Today, I’m showcasing the final painting from the current fruits and vegetable series. There are ten items in our Felt Farmers Market, and our goal is to have a painting of each of them for marketing, and to make some related products for them.  This week I was having trouble deciding whether to paint the squash or an eggplant. Carrots… Read more »

Watercolor Wednesday – Apples and Bananas

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Daily drawing and painting (or anything, really) allows us time to think, and experiment, and learn in a way that no class, book, or tutorial can. I read “Make Art Make Money” by Elizabeth Hyde Stevens this summer. Early on in the book she talks about the fairy tale “The Elves and the Cobbler” as an allegory for the life… Read more »

Watercolor Wednesday – Dinosaurs

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 It feels like forever since I posted one of these, and I’m so glad to slowly but surly be getting back into the swing of updating the blog. We’ve got some super exciting things going on in the studio right now, so stay tuned over the next couple of weeks as we roll them out Today though, we’re talking about… Read more »

Watercolor Wednesday – Singers and Bad Motivation

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It’s Watercolor Wednesday. I’m gearing up for a three shows in three day’s weekend at the beginning of May. Crazy? Maybe. It’s going to be a lot of fun too, though. First up that weekend is First Friday at the Saint Louis Science Center. The theme for the night is Star Wars, and I’ll be there from 6:00 to 10:00… Read more »