Hello, and Happy March! How has your day been going? I decided a few days ago to get back into watercoloring, so I picked a favorite photo out of my album and got to work. Dad took the photo in 2014, when we were on one of our camping-in-a-tent family adventures. Anna and I were in need of a restroom, (which is where the name of my painting materialized from) and […]
My cousin Claire is a great artist. She’s especially good at drawing manga, a type of Japanese cartoon. A few months ago, she did a blog post asking for drawing requests. I requested a picture of both of us in Native American garb. She drew it up and posted a picture. I loved it. Claire thought I should watercolor the drawing. When the Cummins crew went down to visit her family […]
Hello, Everyone! So. Hand lettering seems to be pretty popular right now. I think it’s adorable, and it’s a good way to make something personal. That is why I have created a simple step-by-step for how to make your own hand lettering in less than ten minutes. By just changing the color scheme, you can change the entire feel. It doesn’t take long, and it’s a whimsical way to spice up cards […]
Here’s more artwork! (Double click to see full picture.)
This is an art post. I’m doing it for my cousin Claire, who asked to see some of my artwork. Hi, Claire! Not all of these paintings are recent, but they have all been done since last summer. The top one has a funny story. I wanted to paint something kind of depressing, so I painted a ragged man, walking in the snow, leaving footprints spattered with red. But it seemed so desolate […]
Mom let me look at American Girl Doll ideas on her Pinterest account the other day. I found a cute idea for turning the leg of a pair of old jeans into a skirt. I decided to make one a few days later. I hand sewed the buttons on to make a flower.