I love it when I get inspired by other artists (generally those that are much more awe inspiring than I am). Lately I’ve been looking at a lot of Ellen Jewett’s work in sculpting, and it is absolutely extraordinary! I LOVE the detail! It has that surrealistic look, and the way everything intertwines just blows my mind. Here are a… Read More Drawing Squirrels and Inspiration
I “love” it when I’m dry of creativity until I go to bed, and then it rushes into your brain and you don’t have a notebook. I “love” it even more when I’m depressed and then I go to bed and wrestle with the vivid imagination combined with awful feelings. The great thing, however, is… Read More Saved -By Haley Griffis
The other day I was sitting in the living room with my awesome dad, who listens (actually listens) to my endless ramble on art. He’s awesome. Anyway as I continued in talk for hours mode, he asked “So what is your favorite stuff to use?” Well, I had to think (aloud) about that for a while… Read More Why I Love Drawing
I love making paper flowers at the moment. How long will I still love making them? I’m not sure. I may need a break from them after a few more months. I made these flowers a couple of weeks ago but forgot to post about them. I think they look kind of whimsical. To make them I… Read More Lots of Flowers
PVA Glue PVA stands for Polyvinyl acetate with a chemical formula of (C4H6O2)n. Its pretty much regular white glue (aka:wood glue, school glue, Elmer’s glue, Tacky glue, Titebond, and so on). There may be some differences in PH* content such as Elmer’s glue has an acidic PH of 5 along with other ingredients while other… Read More The Art Encyclopedia
I plan to make this into a mini series. There are just so many things that I want feedback on, I’m unsure of, or don’t seem big enough to blog about. In fact I want feed back on whether this is a good idea too. 🙂 First I’ll talk about the snail. My sister and I had discovered the… Read More Lots of Little Things
I really LOVE the way these turned out in my sisters room! There are so many different things that you could do with this idea! Can’t you see these used as party decorations, scrapbooking, mixed media, etc.. You can really use whatever you have on hand for paper. I used scrapbook paper, but I think they would also look good… Read More DIY Paper Butterflies
Hi. This is the first post of an inexperienced kid entering the blogosphere. I hope you enjoy watching her crash land onto planet screen. SPLAT!! “Ouch.” Well, she’s here. Have fun watching her try to be artistic. Insert Haley-“Well that narrator sounded kinda hopeless. I’m not that bad. Right? Hopefully I help inspire others to… Read More Hi There!