It's Day 1 of the challenge I gave myself. 31 days of Halloween-inspired drawings of what could possibly be in or sell in the Idea Emporium. I've invited all of you who visit to exercise your creative muscles by creating to the prompts a poem, a scribble or doodle, a creation. Today's offering: Floating Witch… Continue reading Day 1 Prompt: Floating Hats
I'm so excited! Join me in this experiment to play, created in my Invention Room in my Idea Emporium. A few facts: Do I have to post every day? You can post once, a bunch, or all 31 days. Post on Instagram or Facebook, or Pinterest or whatever. Tag it: #ideaemporiumhalloween so we can bounce… Continue reading It’s This Month! Halloween Prompts Idea Emporium Challenge
Drawing Idalou in the backyard. getting ready to animate...
As you may or may not know balloon animals often visit the Idea Emporium Bakery and are partial to ice cream sodas. I don't know a great deal about balloon animals that have came to life, but I can only theorize then, that the balloon animals are not lactose intolerant, which is a good thing.… Continue reading How to draw a balloon animal: a lesson in shading
Wow. What a crazy year. Seems like every morning I check the news feed and I learn about a natural disaster happening, a crazy person driving into a street of people, or some fundamental right taken away from me. It's easy to be down and discouraged. The one thing that helps me feel hopeful and… Continue reading A Dose of the Magical
There is a program on Instagram that will pick out your best posts of 2017. I fiddled around with it and it worked once. The second time it looped over and over saying my images were very large and to wait a moment. After waiting too many moments, I took the hint and walked away… Continue reading They are my favorites, dang it! The message of being true
Care to join the virtual designers with your own cupcake design to the Gallery of Cupcakes? Fun Activity: Help Design Some Cupcakes Enter the Cupcake Room, and design a cupcake, but don't be afraid of making mistakes (see reject cupcakes). Print out and download the sheet below to play. Send me your pics and I… Continue reading Gallery of Cupcakes