Last spring, while browsing through a craft store, I saw an end cap display on paint pouring. The display highlighted a nifty scene of marbleized paint swirled and set firmly onto a canvas. When I touched the canvas, the paint felt hard like plastic. The color combinations were so vivid and attractive; the finished … More Pouring Paint
This was our third year attending the Marietta Chalktober Fest. Happening in mid-October, on the streets and sidewalks of our local square, Chalktober Fest is art in action. Ninety-five artists travel here from across the United States to create, in just two days, fabulous chalk pastel scenes on the actual streets of Marietta, Georgia. Children, … More Chalktober Fest in Focus
Wednesdays we’ve been working on photography as art study. … More Wednesdays
Nostalgia We have been homeschooling our kids for 18 years and that’s a mighty long time. Maybe it’s too long! Maybe it’s not long enough because I still doubt myself sometimes. I never had a burning desire to school my children at home. Those people always seemed a little fringy to me and I definitely … More Slice of Life: Day 13
Project 2: Acrylic, food dye and shaving cream on thick drawing paper. Have I lost my marbles? Maybe. But, in the process, I’ve discovered marbled paper! Paper marbling is the process of placing paints onto a medium like water or shaving cream, swirling the paints and then lifting them off the medium with heavy paper … More Have I lost My Marbles?
Marbling with oil based paints is marvelously brilliant!
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My relationship with her began in 2005 when my priest Father Jacob Myers asked, “Who is your patron saint?” I looked at him intently, “What is that?” “That is the saint whose name you take on as a Christian when you are Chrismated into the Orthodox Church. “Oh!” I responded, feeling as if I were somehow … More Who is Saint Angelina?