Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Valentine's Day Fun

I tried printing this Valentine Girl
with my printer.
 But the colors came out badly.
So I did a black & white version 
& added just a few colors by hand.
Valentine Girl's source was a small, 
super quick sketch 
I did last summer
when a woman zipped past me 
while I was sketching a church.
 I led our Library Art Group this week in making
non-adhesive, folded gift boxes. 

Valentine's Day has been a fun inspiration 
for me since childhood.
I used the January page from a 
beautiful letterpress calendar for this box.
I've had a lot of painted snippets around, 
great for adorning boxes.
Happy Valentine's Day!


  1. Love Valentne girl!! Cute. Boxes are sweet...Happy ♡ Day

  2. I would have loved to have been in your class! I just envision myself growing as an artist in your presence, whether we were sketching (which I have to say, I love this sketch SO MUCH) or making boxes! Have a wonderful Valentine's Day!

  3. I love your little Valentines girl. Happy Valentines Day!!

  4. What a great idea to print out and then paint..SCanning ..I find it very hard to get good color rendiotions and for printing apparently you have to change the color mode? I mean to have printed..This girl is charmin as well as the box;)

  5. Obie karteczki mi się podobają, jak wszystko co robisz. Miłych Walentynek. Buziak.


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