Thursday, January 31, 2013

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

110/365 Pretzel tree

Make something with leftovers.  Pretzel bits tree with dried cranberry leaves.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

109/365 Fantasy land tree

Draw a place that exists in your imagination.  Was thinking about the original Wizard of Oz illustrations a lot this week.

Monday, January 28, 2013

108/365 Seminar tree

Ballpoint pen on cardboard.  Drawn on the back of a hotel notepad during a seminar.

Sunday, January 27, 2013

107/365 Mistake tree

Make something from a mistake.  This started out as a big, black, ink smudge in the middle of the sketchbook page (from another drawing).

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Friday, January 25, 2013

105/365 Makeup tree

Use makeup.  Work on skin, paper or a nontraditional material.

Thursday, January 24, 2013

104/365 Acrylic tree

Paint with a palette knife.  Acrylic on paper.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

103/365 Ink tree #2

Brush pen and India ink on paper, inspired by wood block prints.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

102/365 Ink tree

India ink on paper in the style of a woodcut print.

Monday, January 21, 2013

101/365 Challenge tree

This tree was done for the January painting challenge, using a limited palette of only opaque acrylics (cerulean blue, cadmium yellow light, cadmium red medium, cadmium orange and titanium white).

Sunday, January 20, 2013

100/365 Spiral Klimpt tree

#100 tree today! Make something inspired by another artist.

Saturday, January 19, 2013

99/365 Leftover paint tree

Use up leftover materials from another project.

Thursday, January 17, 2013

97/365 Three trees

Use a new medium.  Oil pastel on canvas board.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

96/365 Kliban Cat tree

Be inspired by another artist.  Sharpie pen on aluminum foil and paper (school teaching project)

Monday, January 14, 2013

Sunday, January 13, 2013

93/365 Ball of trees

Have a ball: use a ball or make a new ball.

Saturday, January 12, 2013

Friday, January 11, 2013

91/365 Egg tree

Be inspired by an egg.  Decorate one or use an egg as your working material.

Thursday, January 10, 2013

90/365 Apple tree

Use your non-dominant hand.  Or, for added challenge (above), hold your pen or brush in your mouth! India ink on paper.

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Monday, January 7, 2013

87/365 Ink blot tree

Be inspired by an ink blot.  India ink and oil pastel on newspaper.

Sunday, January 6, 2013

86/365 Unnatural treescape

Be unnatural.  Use an unnatural color scheme.  Acrylic on canvas board, again "painted" with balls of newspaper and folded index cards.

Saturday, January 5, 2013

85/365 iPad tree

Learn to use a new technology.  Digital drawing using "Paper" app for iPad.

Friday, January 4, 2013

84/365 Six-word memoir

"Finished never is, I still try."

Write a six-word autobiography and share it at  Blotted india ink on paper.

Thursday, January 3, 2013

83/365 Winter trees

Paint, but don't use a brush.  Acrylic on canvas using newspaper balls and index cards.

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

81/365 New Years gratitude tree

Inspired by this real-life tree in Idyllwild, California: