Monday, November 21, 2011

Impromptu Napkin Art...

Since starting my art journal, I've spent a little time adding to it. I'm enjoying the challenge it provides, and also the ideas for new art work that keep popping into my head. I won't be sharing a great deal of my journal, but I will post a photo from time to time. One thing I do know is that it's helping me with create art every day, which is great.

Yesterday was a hot and humid day here in Brisbane, so to alleviate the discomfort my daughter and I went to a local McDonalds for lunch, and to fill in time before she went to a birthday party. She decided that she didn't want to play in the kiddies play areas, so I grabbed some napkins and we created. I had black ink pens and a small box of coloured pencils on hand.

I especially love my daughter's picture. She is so creative! Rainbows and flowers are her "thing" at present.

This week I get back to "work" on the commissioned triptych, and also finishing off some Christmas cards and gifts. Aside from my art journal, I'd better take tonight off painting as I desperately - and I mean DESPERATELY - need to get some housework done. Time to hire a cleaner ... ???


  1. These are such wonderful, simple little drawings! I love them. Especially the "fill your heart with color."

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  2. super cute - I think it's wonderful to have creative tools on hand, for whenever you want to doodle or draw. We do that all the time, our entire family is into bringing paper and markers when dining out :)

  3. I love your impromptu serviette art! Your daughter is quite the little artist. When my 12 year old son was younger he would always include a rainbow in every drawing he did. He was quite fascinated by them.

    See you tomorrow,
    Serena :)

  4. such a great use of time and great way to make use of the air con... it has been stinking hot hasn't it... maybe some rain is around the corner!!!