I went out collecting fall leaves in the neighborhood today. I brought the outdoors inside at the psychiatric hospital today! I let them touch and smell the leaves, and we made art with it. I had 3 bins like this for 4 groups throughout the day. Each group could potentially have up to 15- 20Continue reading “A Day of Leaves”
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This is made with tissue paper and oil pastels. It was fun to make!
Never Give Up
This painting titled “Never Give Up” only took a day or two to finish. This is an example of what I call my “emotional landscape art.” Its art I make just for fun, or to de-stress, or express feelings with no particular objective in mind. These “emotional landscape” art pieces are made intuitively and spontaneously.Continue reading “Never Give Up”
Door of Hope
There may be updates to this later as God speaks to me more about it. I’m kind of tempted to do more digital work. This is a mixed media collage. Digitally, I just did did auto color adjustment and enhanced the contrast. I added the “Juno” filter from Instagram. It might be fun to doContinue reading “Door of Hope”
Testing out my new camera.
Me (age 51), Lilah (my grandaughter, age 7), Mt Trashmore Park, Gosnold Park, and my new camera. I tried it out today for the first time. I purchased it used on ebay for half the cost of a brand new camera. I mainly got it to get high quality images of art to produce intoContinue reading “Testing out my new camera.”
About the art: I made two new collages yesterday and the day before when I did collage with my art therapy groups (the first one is above and the second one is below further down in the reading.) I needed to show the patients how to put the collage pieces on and how they couldContinue reading “Divine Order”
Working on a new painting during worship. Its not done yet, and may entirely change. This is done on 18×24, 140 lb, cold press watercolor paper. I wanted it to be playful, spontaneous, and whimsical….Its likely to change entirely. Its evolving. Perhaps now it looks a little heavier, but its not done. I will goContinue reading “Playful”