I do need to get back into blogging regularly. I have been writing on Medium and do need to share my articles here also.
I have also been working on painting using a program from Escape Motions called Rebelle 5 Pro. They have since upgraded it to version 6, but I have yet to be able to afford the upgrade. I am seriously enjoying it. I picked it up last fall on a special they had for $10 a program.
Sunset over the Palouse (created in Rebelle 5 Pro)
I picked up two other programs, both particle systems that create some very nice art. One is called Flame Painter and the other is Amberlight.
Shards (created with Flame Painter)
Purple Galaxy (created with Amberlight)
Gardening has started I have a number of seedlings out in the greenhouse. Most are coming along nicely. I will have to restart a couple using a force method that uses a damp paper towel and a plastic bag. I have limited myself in how many varieties of tomatoes I have started. I have been overly ambitious for the last couple of years. Too many plants, not enough places for them. Once I get more raised beds in I can increase what I grow.
Some of my seedlings in the greenhouse
That’s it for now. I am going to try and blog at least twice a week and with luck more once I get back into things.
So Palouse Women Artists has a show coming up in March called “Out of the Blue”. I had been having trouble coming up with an idea. Many suggestions have been shared in the group as to what “out of the blue” could mean to someone.
Then out of the blue, I had an inspiration. It came from a member of a group of ladies of a certain age who shared an essay she found about Hagitude by Dr. Sharon Blackie. I read it and the image I wanted firmly planted itself in my brain, so I had to do it this weekend.
Digital painting that will be printed 12″ X 18″ and then mounted. I will eventually upload it to my Fine Art America shop, but not until after the show.
Digital painting on DeviantArt. Was feeling not so good and this is what I was feeling that day.
Digitally manipulated photo of an old car on a farm. Available on cards, posters, prints, mugs and other items at my shop on fineartamerica
Old car was originally published on Purple Ducky Designs
Zazzle is now selling Zippo lighters, so here are a couple I have designed. Will add more as they are approved.
NEW! Zippo lighters was originally published on Purple Ducky Designs
I have dipped my toes back into Fine Art America. I will be adding more of my digital art as the weeks go by.
Threes was originally published on Purple Ducky Designs