Monday, January 31, 2011

2011 Words of the Year - Step, Cupcake

Now that the year is 1/12th over, I'd better set my goals and intentions. I always set a Word Of The Year to be my

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Sunday, January 30, 2011

Cheeks and Noses

This sketchbook project has made me realize that I need practice drawing people in general, but cheeks and noses

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Saturday, January 29, 2011

Sketchbook Project - Sherri

My friend Sherri is the cover model for the sketchbook.

Take a look at the finished

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Friday, January 28, 2011

Sketchbook Project – Amanda

Amanda and Kevin responded to my twitter request for help with the project.

Check out their web

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Thursday, January 27, 2011

Sketchbook Project - Spencer

My nephew Spencer.

Take a look at the finished

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Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Sketchbook Project – Virginia

My friend Virginia.

For reasons I can't figure out, this looks nothing like her. Drats.

Take a look at the

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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Sketchbook Project – Ted

My brother-in-law Ted.

Take a look at the finished

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Monday, January 24, 2011

Sketchbook Project – Heather

My friend Heather.

Take a look at the finished

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Sunday, January 23, 2011

Sketchbook Project – Kevin

Kevin and Amanda are also twitter friends who volunteered to help me with this project. Amanda's pic will be up

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Saturday, January 22, 2011

Sketchbook Project - Vanessa

Vanessa is a wonderful artist I've met through Twitter. She was kind enough to help me out with the project.


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Friday, January 21, 2011

Sketchbook Project - Rose

My friend Rose.

Take a look at the finished

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Thursday, January 20, 2011

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Sketchbook Project – Me

Over the next few days, I'll post photos of the individuals who are included in my entry for the Sketchbook

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Monday, January 17, 2011

Sketchbook Project 2011 is Finished

My sketchbook is finished! I've kept you all in suspense long enough, so the full story is below. I will continue to

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Friday, January 14, 2011

Life Needs Art Blog has moved

If you're wondering why the blog is looking a little...slim...these days, it's because I've moved it into my web site. Full posts are over here: Life Needs Art .

This blog will continue to have snippets with a link to the full post. You're welcome to stay with me here or join me over at the new address. I appreciate your readership either way.

Sketchbook Project - Lisa

It's funny how different these pages look when they're scanned and reduced in size and viewed on a computer

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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Sketchbook Project - Ollie

Isn't he just the cutest thing ever?

Sketch is done with pencil on a page taken from an old redbook map (trimmed

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Tuesday, January 04, 2011

2010 Accomplishments

I’ll be frank – 2010 was a rough year personally. My mom was in the hospital frequently and then passed away in

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Saturday, January 01, 2011

Goodbye 2010. Hello 2011!

I sit here ushering out the old 2010, though it is almost 18 hours gone. I fear it might linger, so I feel the need to

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It's Cold Outside!

Anne, from MetalWorksJewelry on Etsy, has been kind enough to include one of my ACEOs in her treasury called "It's

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