This piece took me three days to do. I’m still learning to paint folk art faces and loving it. I like how meow meow the cat turned out.
Watercolor crayons and acrylic paints were used to create this mixed media art.
Here is one of the new patterns I was working on for weeks and there are more to come. I just joined society6 to sell my patterns. Check it out at https://society6.com/joannajeannecreation
This is the sketch I did for the pattern. At first I was just doodling and did not think of it much. I was running out of ideas on what to sketch. I bought an iPad Pro and downloaded the Procreate app. I used this sketch to test Procreate and added colors. I love it more now and it printed good on a canvas tote bag.
Hello friends! This mixed media tag will be available on my Etsy shop next week. The size of the tag is 3 1/8 x 6 1/4 inches. Thank you for looking.
Hello everyone! For this project I used cereal box as my canvas. I applied gesso and scrapbook papers on the background. I also did some stenciling and stamping. I need to work on the eye lashes though because it looks sloppy and add more details on the lips. Thank you for looking. 🙂
My daughter asked me if I can create a planner that is small and colorful. She wanted a planner that looks handmade and not something that you print out off the computer. The size of the planner is 8 1/2 x 5 1/2.
I used We R Memory Keepers tab punch for each classes. For the cover decorations I used diecuts from Jillibeansoup, Shimelle and Simplestories.
Applied watercolor to each pages except for the front and back cover and used a thick scrapbook paper that has a watercolor effect.
I added some inserts to each class dividers for writing notes. I hope you like it and thank you for stopping by. 🙂
I took the courage to paint my own wall decor canvas even though I can’t draw. It all started when I was searching for a nice decor for my empty wall in my living room. I wanted something that is colorful and whimsy. Continue reading “Whimsical Tree Village Painting + Dylusions Paints”
I created this for my daughter’s teacher. I wanted to create something special that she could hang on the wall because she’s an awesome teacher. I came up with a tea cup with flowers and hearts. First, I painted the background with Dylusions paints. I used scrapbook papers for the flowers, leaves, hearts, and stems. Glued them down and applied distress crayons and gelatos for the shadows so the whole thing will pop. I used black LePen to outline the flowers and tea cup. And also white uni-ball Signo pen to add highlights. At the end, I added some splattered acrylic paints. My project is not finished without the splattered effect…LOL.
The sketched that I did for this project. It didn’t turned out exactly like I sketched it because on the finished design I added more leaves. I hope you like it and let me know what you think. Thank you! 🙂
Hello! It’s been a while since I posted something on my blog and I apologize. I’ve been busy designing patterns. Anyway, I always wanted to learn how to paint with watercolors to add to my mixed media projects. So I did some research on what watercolors to buy. According to some of the artists they recommend Kuretake and Holbein watercolors. So I bought both Kuretake and Holbein and I like the vibrancy. I watched tutorials on YouTube and I’ll tell you it’s not easy as it looks. I’m having a hard time controlling how much water to add to the watercolor. I always adding too much water and ended up ruining my design.
Before I get started on a project I mixed colors first to see what it will look like on paper. I created a mixed color guide to help me decide what colors to use. I also practiced my brush strokes by blending colors from darker to lighter.
I think jellyfish are the easiest to paint so I decided to give it a try. I am happy how my jellyfish turned out. The colors are more vibrant and intense. I hope you like it. Thanks for stopping by. 🙂
I am always fascinated by folk art face drawings because of their imperfections. I like the fact that you can draw something and it doesn’t have to be perfect. This is my first folk art drawing/painting or some may call it whimsical art faces. I will admit that I am not good in drawing people especially faces because I can’t make it look more realistic. I started getting into folk art/whimsical faces when I came across a tutorial about it on YouTube. So I decided why not try it. First I did some quick sketches and started painting using acrylic paints, markers, Gelatos, coloring pencils and sharpie pens. I am not going for photographic realism. I wanted to draw different face expressions and shapes.
This last one is my favorite and it took me forever to paint because I couldn’t get the color the way I want it. I used acrylic paint and sharpie pen on the face. On the hair, I used acrylic paint and crayola metallic marker. Anyway, I just wanted to share my paintings with you. I hope you like it. I will continue to paint faces to add to my mixed media canvas projects. Thank you for stopping by.