Get On With It

Writing and drawings about work, family and the stuff in-between

Tag: art projects

  • Trapped full: our two words for 2021

    Trapped full: our two words for 2021

    As part of a community “postal art project” that started recently, my daughter and I were tasked to come up with a word that describes how we feel about a space in our home or garden after spending so much time in our homes over the past year. Once we chose the word and the […]

  • Sunsets in the dark

    Sunsets in the dark

    The sun sets after 10pm right now and it’s light out well into the night at the moment. Along with that, we also get some spectacular sunsets from our perch here on the farm. I’ve started to do some watercolor painting while standing at the kitchen counter, trying to chase the changing colors of the […]

  • Little fires: this week’s art

    Little fires: this week’s art

    This weeks (and last) little fires included blot painting, some outdoor painting, and the usual assortment of drawing practice.

  • This week’s little fires

    This week’s little fires

    This weeks fires: coloring pages, morning brushes and more electric.

  • This week’s little fires

    This week’s little fires

    This week’s little fires (aka art projects)

  • Four little fires

    Four little fires

    I like to think of art projects like little fires. First you gather your wood (the materials), you built it (get everything set-up) and then you light it. When inspiration strikes, you get burning.

  • What I learned last week (#56)

    What I learned last week (#56)

    Learned last week: New tools both analog and digital, predictions for the future, and best to fight water with water.

  • Rainy day watercolors

    Rainy day watercolors

    Fight water with water! Last Saturday Kav and the kids and I were faced with a stormy Saturday with no plans and very little daylight to work with. Luckily I have been amassing a small bunkers-worth of art supplies, including some proper watercolor supplies. You don’t have to ask me twice, queue art project time!