Tag Archives: paint

Birds, Bees & Blossoms

ArtPrize 8 is right around the corner and I am very pleased to say I, with Russell’s help, have just installed my entry at the Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Downtown. Birds, Bees & Blossoms features whimsical birds conversing, while bees … Continue reading

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Expanding Art on the Net

Last fall, my friend Toni and I helped each other to make Etsy shops.  My Etsy shop can be found at https://www.etsy.com/shop/HanaMeleArt. I’m very excited to have this shop as it is one more way to have my work available to … Continue reading

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Buzzing along …

One of my goals as Springtime approaches, is to incorporate bees into three collage/paintings measuring 11″x14″.  Above, you will see the beginning stages of my work using my blossom sketch, bees I’ve drawn and cut out pieces of paper.  I … Continue reading

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Paint Cut Glaze Paint Draw

 Prior to the NoBo First Friday show (in the usual creative frenzy of thinking I will get even more accomplished before the show), I began nine more bluebirds for 5×7 paintings.  I finished my first one last night!  A section … Continue reading

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The Gypsy Cart of Art and More

I hope you are enjoying your summer!  With the warm temperatures and cooling nights, my summer is very enjoyable.  Much art activity has gone on during the past three months. Three times now, the gypsy cart of art has made … Continue reading

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Mail Art entry 11!

Inspiration once again came from the stamp and wanting to play with black and white gouache .  For this piece, I began with a piece of cardboard from a sheet set that had printing on one side and blank white … Continue reading

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Mail Art entry 8!

Ever have one of those ideas that seem wonderful, but the execution of it becomes more time consuming than you thought?  Welcome to Mail Art entry 8? Using a clear envelope, I thought it would be great to put some … Continue reading

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Boulder Creek Painting and Photo

Many times I’ll capture a photo of a beautiful place with the intention to someday paint it.  Now as I write this, you need to understand that creating a painting from a photo is not the same as to make … Continue reading

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Gypsy Cart with Trim!

The latest gypsy cart photos with the new brown trim, along with the freshly painted trailer base. The wheels will soon become a gold color!

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Gypsy Cart Update!

Here is the start of the cart! I began by using and interior/exterior primer on the wood and decided to use leftover paint to paint the design. I’ve purchased a brown Rust Oleum primer that will go on top of … Continue reading

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