Monday, July 25, 2016

Its A Series, Right...?

If there are at least two and one more in progress, then, it is a series, right??
I am creating these images in the Autodesk Sketchbook App on my iPad Pro, 
using my apple pencil. I am very pleased with the ease of use and features of this program. 


The floral designs are very different from my usual style of creating. Not sure where this series is going, or how many there will be, but, for now they make me happy and I enjoy creating them. 




Happy Monday & Peace, 

Valerie 

"as the sun colors flowers, so does art color life"








Friday, July 22, 2016

Bloom and Grow...

Happy Friday!

(I think I am addicted to my Apple Pencil and not quite sure whether to ask for help or celebrate the fact. :)

Before we moved, one of my job responsibilities was to submit a weekly report to the boss.  He had just taken office in January and used this exercise as a tool to learn more about his staff. At first, I was uncomfortable writing about my week. You know, not wanting to have anything misinterpreted in writing or NOT make a good impression on my boss. 

I'm an pretty straightforward personality type. I decided in order to successfully complete this task each Friday, I would use the skills I gained writing my blog. Hoping that the effort would make my reports resonate and be impactful. Seeking to make each one introspective, a little funny and little serious.  But most of all, I wanted them to be truthful.

With all of the changes going on in my life right now, I think that I am finding a sense of comfort from the habit I developed doing these. Using my new journey and time to rekindle my interest in, and my efforts toward my blog. Its working. With a growing sense of creativity, I have been working on my iPad like a woman possessed. 
 Why is that quote or expression? "grow where you are planted." 
My artistic spirit has decided to do just that. 

"all the flowers of all the tomorrows, are in the seeds of today"


Thursday, July 21, 2016

Throwback Thursday and wine...

It is Throwback Thursday! 
#throwbackthursday


Video of one of Sassy Wine Chick drawing in progress...

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