Tag: fine art

A Splash of Inspiration!

 

Splash Painting
                                                Splash Painting

 

3 x 4 ft. canvass. Mixed Media

Pants are optional for this painting project! And you might include wine and music if it moves you. Art can free our spirit but we can also get bogged down in minutia and detail sometimes with some projects we over think things, losing the spontaneity. So step on the gas and blow out the cobwebs. Try this inspiration project. (more…)

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Neatness. A necessary evil?

“Art is making something out of nothing and selling it.”

Frank Zappa

Today I organize all things art. What you see is one box of art supplies, which holds gel pens a coupla’ boxes of colored pencils, drawing pencils, coloring book pages and development, pastels, watercolors and who knows what else down at the bottom. Have several sketchbooks full of drawings,  a portfolio of figure drawings, and probably three or four plastic cases full of various pens and pencils that have accumulated everywhere from hotels to salesman’s and giveaways. I throw nothing out and surprisingly some of the pens that I got for free are really nice. (more…)

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Art for day and night

Art for day and night

All thank you stopping by. In addition to showcasing our books and other art tools and techniques, we thought it might be fun to bring you art that we find interesting from the folks here at creating 123, our community, and the broad reaches of the World Wide Web. To that end let’s get started with this terrific body casting/mosaic/wall sconce! What a combination of different techniques we see here. (more…)

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