Wednesday, March 2, 2016

DY MUSE30 Prompt Series!

This is a journal page I just finished for Daisy Yellow's fun new prompt series, MUSE30. Prompt #3 is "TUXEDO." I used a light wash of pink and yellow acrylic paint over a background of old newspaper articles/photos I pieced together. I collaged on a gal in tuxedi'ish garb (which I altered) and drew some tuxedo-dressed pets for her to hang on to. The bunny and dog may look familiar to some of my wonderful Family members, ha ha! I used black Pitt Pens, white Sharpie Pen and Inktense Watercolor Pencils. I am creating acrostic poems plus art for each of these MUSE30 prompts then posting them on the DY Art Journal FB page. You can read more about this fun new prompt series on the Daisy Yellow website at this URL:

DY Lettering Tutorial - it's fantastic and it's free !!

Below is a photo of the recent post on this, please click on this link for the tutorial and read below for my discussion about it:

This is a fabulously fun lettering tutorial! I've been lettering for awhile and have never seen such a wonderful video for new and experienced artists! Tammy Garcia guides you through the lettering process - from a wonderful review of pens, drawing difficult letters, adding patterns and ultimately adding color to bring those letters alive!  It's perfect for spring with all the color but can easily be adapted and made more complex for fall by drawing leaves in the letters and coloring with fall colors or adding Christmas stuff and coloring with Christmas colors or - well, the sky's the limit! Thank you Tammy Garcia /Daisy Yellow for putting your time and talent into this valuable free tutorial - I recommend it to EVERYONE!! :)