Art in the Written Word

Handwritten letters are a lost art form. Modern technology and convenience have replaced handwritten letters (even viewing them as archaic) and replaced them with a crazy form of shorthand, filled with abbreviations and emojis. I may be somewhat old-fashioned, but I love handwritten letters and journals. It’s my goal to find handwritten journals, diaries, datebooks,Continue reading “Art in the Written Word”

Using Color Swatches in Collage Journals

I hope you all had a chance to play with color last week and that you were able to discover which colors evoked emotions. Were you able to find a color palettes that spoke to you? What did you decide to create with your selected color palette? During my color play the purples were callingContinue reading “Using Color Swatches in Collage Journals”

Explore Your Favorite Color Palette

This week we’re continuing to explore colors and how colors affect our emotions. Your project will be to create color swatches and color mixing charts using watercolor paints. Colors Swatches Starting with the paints you currently have on hand. I want you to swatch out each color so you can get a true sense ofContinue reading “Explore Your Favorite Color Palette”

Color and Your Emotions

For 2020 I’ve decided to select a theme for each month and then focus on that. This is how it’ll work. Week 1: I’ll introduce the theme and write a post on that topic. Week 2: I’ll send out an assignment. A fun project that will have you exploring the month’s topic. I’ll even shareContinue reading “Color and Your Emotions”