Images sticking in my mind on power, magic, transformation and balance

I’m interested in stories and images that we have about power. Two older cartoons have influenced me recently. The Avatar discovers his most powerful state and hangs suspended in a sphere of spinning wheels, one for each element: Fire, water, air, and earth. He defeats the fire lord and brings peace to the world. The…

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Drawing with #lucidityfestival from life via zoom, like we do

I appreciated the costume and character of our model in the art workshop at virtually lucid. Seeing everyone share their art was such a joy. Let me know if you have a favorite outfit. Happy Easter!

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zombie apocalypse dream

I drop the zombie apocalypse game and despite running I got bit and I turned into a zombie but I turned out to be kind of like a half breed where I was dead but I looked alive. Then some real people came with the baby and we were able to walk up and see…

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Ghost dreams

Ghost parents struggling over who gets to stay to nurture the child. They switch bodies. The man is not nurturing. She is dying but after the switch the body seems restored. Seeking to find a place in a maze like surrounding prison like place where the woman comes out to show me ghosts or creatures…

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Bike studio ziggurat sketch

I’m sketching out a concept to make a bike studio look like a ziggurat! From Wikipedia According to Herodotus, at the top of each ziggurat was a shrine, although none of these shrines have survived. One practical function of the ziggurats was a high place on which the priests could escape rising water that annually…

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An ampersand mermaid couple sketch

I’ve started the mermaid special characters with an ampersand. The & seems like a good start in this series. Mine was originally drawn backwards. So I can fix the digital version that I will make next, but the actual drawing is going to remain wrong. I did a few filters with PicsArt app and made…

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What art supplies should I take on my trip to Italy?

I’ve been asking myself what art supplies to take on my trip to Italy. I’m going for about a week and my luggage is minimal. I remember that, in the past, I’ve enjoyed sketching people and buildings while traveling. People who are sleeping are best because they stay in one place long enough to draw.…

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Starting the special characters as people

I’ve ordered the clay to start building these 31 special characters that will be human and not mermaid-well maybe some mixing will happen! I’ve added a seahorse in 6 already. I’m inspired by the many athletes and the beautiful expressions the body can make. Clay tools I’m not a novice but I’m just getting into…

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How to care for ink pens

Ink pens are one of my favorites. However, I often forget to clean them. Thankfully the ink cleaning solution does the trick most of the time. I used ink on a light acrylic molding paste surface today. Can you tell what is clean and what is dirty?

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