Wow, what a large gap between my last post on June 12 and this one today July 26th. Not because I’ve been lazy, or bored with doing this, and not because I just did not feel like writing. Instead, we had a family emergency and because of that, we’ve been extra busy….Read More
A look behind the scenes at creative lenna via a virtual blog tour. I'm not sure when this 'blog tour' got started on the web, but I learned of it from my friend Joanna Urbani. How absolutely lovely that she wanted to nominate me for inspiring her! :-DRead More
|Bill Buchman warming up with his Zen Brushes|
In Zen Buddhist painting, ensō symbolizes a moment when the mind is free to simply let the body/spirit create.
Yes, the Longboat Key peacocks are a small part of this art video : )
|Lenna & Kathy Oravec at Nia on Siesta beach - December 4, 2012|
|a close up of part of my big gesture . . .|
Below is what I painted after listening hard to what Bill had been teaching us about not over-working the water media into the paper -let it flow and react to it instead of trying to fix it.
I am pleased!
|Rebecca's enso -nice splatters!|
|Barbara is practicing first; we all did. A good idea.|
|we signed our names with the reed pen|
|Paul is doing great with his|
The direct link is here: http://youtu.be/bH29wGrHFwQ
To love abundantly is to live abundantly, and to love forever is to live forever.
~ Henry Drummond
I had an awesome time with this prompt and will show you some of what the entire class produced. We were fairly prolific under the guidelines of this exercise!! Click on any photo for a larger one . . . My first try, step-by-step is below. I observed myself being very aggressive with my strokes.
an example of her art:
You can read more about it on my journal entry for January 23.
I am still catching up . . . not uploading for every day that I missed, but just for days with photos that are important to me or special in some way that I want uploaded to my photo journal.
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