Author Archives: Leeann
Salt Lake City Temple – Urban Sketch
I really enjoyed this one! This urban sketch was done on site a while back. I used pencil and ink for the initial outline while on site, then added the watercolors when I returned home.
These two pastels were several months back and I am just now getting around to posting on my blog. In creating both of these, I have decided that I really enjoy making the bright skies. This first one was out of … Continue reading
I decided Louie’s music room in the basement needed some more decorations. I really wanted to paint a bright, impressionist style guitar using acrylics. I haven’t use acrylics very much but I like the feel and they are easier to clean … Continue reading
The purpose of art….
I saw this quote back in March at the Art Jamz studio in Washington, DC. I immediately liked it and decided to do some bright and colorful lettering with it. I’m not sure who the quote is attributed to but it describes … Continue reading
First of all, I can’t believe it’s been so long since I posted. Whee…. Anyway, just to catch up, here’s a Mosaic Table that I started around March 2013 and just finally finished! I actually finished the mosaic work last … Continue reading
I am participating in an on-line art class on www.wetcanvas.com. It’s under the Drawing and Sketching forum and it’s called The Classroom. We’ve been studying perspective and vanishing points. Very interesting and also challenging. Here was part of Class 3, Drawing … Continue reading
My very first mixed media journal page
I have wanted to try doing a mixed media journal for a while. I have several books on the subject and have seen some really neat journals on www.wetcanvas.com in the Journal forum. I thought this quote was appropriate for my … Continue reading
Drawing with Lines
Here’s a good exercise for basic sketching from Wetcanvas.com, Drawing & Sketching, Basic 101: Class 1. In this exercise, the student draws something using whatever method he/she enjoys. I chose to draw my hand and I did just a quick … Continue reading
Pastel of ZZ – catching up from the past….
I can’t believe it’s been so long since I posted to my blog so here is one to catch up from the past. I started this pastel of ZZ in late 2011 and finished in Fall of 2012. I would … Continue reading
I finished this one a few weeks back and am just now getting around to posting. I finally splurged and bought myself a set of 200 Mungyo Gallery Extra Soft Pastels. When they arrived, in a beautiful wooden box, and … Continue reading