I followed a YouTube tutorial by Lucy Brydon, a Gel Printing master, to create this abstract-type, midnight landscape. It consists of many different layers of transparent colors. I used golden open paints, a Gelli plate, brayer, and Posca pens.
Category: Blog, GALLERY, MIXED MEDIA Tags: Abstract, drawing, Gelli Plate, Gelli Print, Golden Open, Janna Vanderveen Art, JKV, Lucy Brydon, Midnight, MIXED MEDIA, Moon, Mysterious, Painting, Posca Pens, Print, Stars, Stencils, Tree, Water
This is the first, in a series of three watercolor thank-you cards, featuring my whimsical princess with her bunny. I love how it turned out. I used a combination of artist grade MaimeriBlu and professional grade Winsor Newton watercolor paints on this 5×7 cards.
Category: Blog, GALLERY, WATERCOLOR Tags: American Flag, Art, Beach, Bunny, Canadian Flag, Crown, drawing, Flower, Janna Vanderveen Art, JKV, Moon, Night Sky, Painting, Princess, Stars, Thank you, Water, WATERCOLOR, Watercolour, Whimsical Girl
No matter how deep you fall, or to what depths you dive, I am there. I descended to the depths to be with you, but I didn’t stay there. On the third day, I rose and took you with me.
Category: Blog, BOOKS, Featured, GALLERY, POETRY, WATERCOLOR, Writing, WRITING Tags: Bunny, Deep, Deeper Still, Diving, drawing, Easter, Fire, Girl, illustration, Inspiration, JKV, Lent, Maimeriblu Venezia, Pearls of Wisdom, Penelope Bloom Bunny, Prayers, Thoughts, Truth, Underwater, Water, WATERCOLOR, Watercolor Art, Watercolor Painting, Whimsical, Winsor Newton
She fell in love and marveled At the beauty of it all. ~ Janna Vanderveen A study of Jane Davenport art, an exercise in Wonderland.
Category: Blog, BOOKS, GALLERY, MIXED MEDIA, POETRY, Writing, WRITING Tags: Alice, Art, Caran D'ache Neocolor II, Coral, Derwent Inktense Pencils, drawing, Ephemera, Falling, Fantasy, Gesso, Girl, Jane Davenport, Love, MIXED MEDIA, Ocean, Painting, Sinking, Water, WATERCOLOR, Winsor Newton Cotman, Wonderland
“Now we see things imperfectly as in a poor mirror, but then we will see everything with perfect clarity. All that I know now is partial and incomplete, but then I will know everything completely, just as God knows me now.” ~ 1 Corinthians 13: 12
Category: Blog, GALLERY, WATERCOLOR Tags: Art, Bible Inspirational Quotes, Bible Verse, Colorful, drawing, Hot Air Balloon, Inspirational Bible Verses, Multi-Media Art, Reflection, sketch, Water, WATERCOLOR, Watercolor Painting, Watercolour
We woke up to a big surprise this morning I have to confess, I was worried. The flooding was pretty bad and the storm sewers were backed up. Our neighbor, Shannon, took this picture of the side of our house. But we like to make lemonade out of lemons…and my family is a little crazy. This is what we do when school is cancelled and we have water up to our windows. Have… Read More
Category: Blog, Blog Articles, Family, Video Tags: Family, Flood, Flooding, Fun, Grandville, Jumping, Michigan, Photos, Pictures, Prayers, Rain, Roadblocks to Writing, September 9 2013, Storms, Trampoline, Videos, Water, Wyoming Michigan