As an artist I dance between different techniques: Sumi-e, mixed media, block prints and recently digital drawings. Most of my art is whimsical in nature and my favorite subjects – cats and kittens. Yes, I’m an old cat lady.

  • Joined: March 2015

Journal

long time since writing

Life can certainly get hectic… I have at least fifty + drawings from last year that I never loaded… I had challenged myself to one drawing a day using an app called Art Set ProEdition. / What have I been doing… November 2015 NaNoWriMo challenge – wrote and edited my second fantasy novel – it’s resting at 80,000 words. Reworked my NaNoWriMo from 2014 in Jan/Feb…
Posted over 2 years – Leave a comment

Taxes are done...

Had my IRS taxes completed today for free by the AARP tax volunteers for seniors. While waiting I made four more digital drawings of cats/kittens. I’ll work on finishing and posting them tomorrow. / Thanks for all the visits… / keep arting! / e
Posted over 3 years – Leave a comment

Back to the iPad

Posted 60 images since yesterday afternoon…. time to get back to the iPad to work on the app Art Set Pro Edition and create some new illustrations. / If you are curious about my other art techniques [Sumie, mixed media, block prints, PMC jewelry] please check my gallery on my website – www.Nine-Lives-Studio.com. / I offer art classes mostly through Olympia Parks, Arts and Recreation […
Posted almost 4 years – Leave a comment

Digital drawings

Since late December I have been using a drawing app called Art Set Pro Edition on my iPad. I start with the “thin marker” setting to sketch and then fill in with “oil pastels”. Since starting this digital adventure, I have completed 104 illustrations of whimsical kittens. I clean up the basic digital drawing with Photoshop Elements before posting.
Posted almost 4 years – Leave a comment
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