My sister and I are doing a Instagram challenge for the month of January. One of the prompts was bubble bath. Now with my new fascination on learning everything there is to drawing with the app Procreate, I decided try to draw a bubble bath in Procreate.
What I love about Procreate is I’m able to incorporate my own photography into creating brushes. I used a textured brush that I made from a pine tree photograph to accent and give texture to the plants. With the hair towel, I used a photo of a quilt that I made into a quilt texture brush . The marble floor is from a photograph of a marble floor that I made into a brush.
These are stressful times with Covid, daily life pressures, all the crap that’s happening in the political world. It’s important to take time out for yourself. Do some thing that will give you the peace and quiet that you so deserve. It’s so important to your mental and physical health. So if it’s taking a bubble bath, sitting by the fireplace and reading, going for a walk outside, whatever it may be, take your time.
For me, it’s creating art. Getting lost in my imagination and working on getting my ideas on top paper, the iPad, writing. Taking a walk with my husband and dogs.
Food illustration has become my passion these days. There is something about spending my time looking at food and trying to capture the exact look of the food or drinks. Here are my latest watercolor of food and drinks!
All of my watercolor is on Arches Cold Press 300 g/m
My watercolor paint that I am using is Windsor and Newton tubes and Sennelier L’Aquarelle Watercolor pan set
Pancakes with blueberries and strawberries.
Lemon Meringue Pie
Chocolate Strawberry Cake. I find it hard to get the plate down correctly. I am more comfortable with just the food illustration. I need to continue to work on pushing myself out of my comfort zone with watercoloring the plate.
Chocolate Donuts. I enjoy watercolor that shows a photorealism.
Raccoon in a Lollipop Candy store.
Salmon sashimi, this is a mix of watercolor and macron pen.
Spaghetti with tomatoe sauce. This was a first for me to draw and watercolor a fork. Again this is a mix for watercolor and macron pen.
Sunset Vodka Drink with Strawberry. Another challenge for me is getting the ice cubes and glass rim perfect and less sloppy.
All of my watercolor food illustrations are on my Zazzle shops.
Imagine what it would feel like to walk barefoot on these warm wooden planks. The earthy colors greeting your eyes creating an awareness of inner balance. From above the crystal blue sky shines brightly down on you. A warm tropical breeze brushes your skin like a feathery touch.
Your eyes drift down to the zen candles. You take a deep breath from within. Your senses are treated with warm sweet vanilla. The trickling water drops from the bamboo faucet lull you into a tranquil state. Lotus flower floating in the water leaving a trail of sparkles diamonds in its wake.
All is well. You are relaxed. You are safe in this place to meditate.