Chinese Robe and Diamond Wall

Chinese Robe and Diamond Wall
Inside the front door...

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Chameleon Drawings by Emery

We read a book about animals playing hide and seek and the frontispiece was filled with many colored chameleons. Em took it upon himself to observe them, then draw them while I was trying to get Rhodes down for a nap. He did a beautiful job concentrating (many had different designs/stripes/squares) and noticed their bottom jaws and 2 toes:

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Corn Block Print

Experimented with acrylic paint on an old stained Tee...carved from an easy-cut block! Now, to wash it and see if it stays...!

Friday, November 15, 2013

Plight of the Pachyderm or Elephant Boy

Gave my students a paragraph to read and they had to illustrate it using google and Photoshop. I didn't show them mine, but I really had fun with it. I need to take tons of random pics of grandsons when I am around them, so I can use them in my pics... 

Sunday, March 24, 2013

Surreal City Drawing

Found this pic on my phone and wasn't sure if I'd ever posted it before--extremely poor quality. It's hanging in the living room.

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Languid Squid!

Again...not 'loose' enough or 'dirty'....

Alley Drawing

Found this old sketch of mine scanned and saved on a flash drive (bad scan); never completed but I still rather like ti--just wish it would of been drawn grungier.

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Emery Clay 'O' Painting

I knew I'd find this pic sooner or later--twas on my phone. I believe Emery was about 26-28 months.  Intense concentration and the color mixing of blues/greens/purples with a splotch of red thrown in, Em concentrated on creating quarter-sized and larger circles, some with smiles and eyes, and other random (carefully placed) shapes on a 12 x 18 page, 1/2 of which is framed here: