Wednesday, January 20, 2010


8 x 10 graphite
I found this site called posemaniacs that have quick poses to sketch from. It was great to practice that way. At first I did the drawing and then ounce the pose was done I went back on my drawings and accentuated a few lines.

Monday, January 18, 2010


                                                   8 x 11.5  Acrylic
This is for " THE FLYING MOLESKINS " as my first page with a theme of landscapes, trees, roads, strong shadows and light. It is now going to Michelle Burnett to do something in it with this theme.
Go check out all the entries so far and add yourself as a follower to see our progress as they travel across country.

Thursday, January 14, 2010


A few of us are getting together to sketch, draw, paint, collage etc.. what ever our artistic mind decide.
In our collaborative MOLESKINS exchange.
with the idea that each of us would do something artistic in each others books but with the premise that we would have a book of our own at the end.
Some of us will have themes so it will be interesting to see the different ideas that come out of it.
Our first submission by Liz Holm

 What a fabulous start she did come and check us out and be a follower

Monday, January 11, 2010

CHECK this out

Check out this POST at

It is about Architecture but the way he created his video of it is worthy of much applause.

Saturday, January 2, 2010

AND the giveaway goes to ?

WOW.............. what better way to start the New Year but with a 100 followers as of today.

So I have a giveaway to do ............ Drum roll please............
Very scientifically done I assure you !
(wrote each number to match the name on a paper put them in a cup, wet my index finger, plunge it into the cup and saw which paper stuck to it)

The winner is James Parker

I'm sure he will enjoy the girly cards I am about to send him........ lol
Check Here to see what they look like

Friday, January 1, 2010

AWARD to Karin Jurick !

Who kindly did the missing portraits of the artists that dropped the ball on doing the work for the x-change portraits on her blog Different Strokes From Different Folks.
My hat off to you Karin , I'm sure the artists that did not see their reciprocal portrait on time got a fabulous surprise !

THe REveal !

Her Name is Sharon Throgmorton and I wish she had a blog for me to comment , what a fabulous portrait she did of me and how much I love it. So if you read this Sharon e-mail me at artbydominique at yahoo dot com

The site Different Strokes from Different Folks was featured on Charley Parker ' lines and colors ' blog for the year-end portrait swap with examples of some of them.

Also Karin has us on U-tube with 4 videos # 1 2 3 4
My work is in # 3 portrait of me is in # 4

BTW...... Blessings to ALL on the start of this exiting NEW YEAR 2010 =D