Read to Win a $100 Amazon Gift Card

Do you love to read? Do you like to write book reviews? Is your favorite place to shop online on Amazon.com? If so, then this is the perfect summer challenge for you! Fourteen homeschooled authors--myself included--have pooled our most recent books to create this awesome summer challenge for you! All you have to do: Purchase the each …

Drawing Class II: Curtains

For this assignment, I was to create a value scale drawing that paid particularly close attention to value shifts and zones of shadow, middle-tone, and highlight. The objective was to learn to see and recognize the precise shapes of shadows, middle-tones, and highlights and then learn to “map” these shapes accurately within my drawings. I did a …

Birth Announcement

The puppies have arrived! They were born yesterday, Wednesday, March 23rd, between the hours of 11:20 and 1:52. Here are the pictures and descriptions of each puppy just after it arrived. Our name theme for this year’s litter is Car Makes (you know, like Kia, Chevy, Honda, etc.). Puppy #1 [Name TBD]: Born at 11:20 am. Male, …

Grooming Nikki Time-lapse

What's been keeping me so busy lately? Well, college for one thing--preparing for student teaching especially. But also, my dog, Nikki, is going to have puppies within the next couple of weeks! We geared up for the puppies to arrive by giving Nikki a full grooming! Here is an action-packed 3 minute version of the …

Migrating Geese

It's not perfect, but I'm learning, and it's something that I love doing! I love being able to give myself up to the inspiration of the moment! It is really therapeutic! What's one of your favorite hobbies--one that you can get lost to all else while doing? #FreshPaint #DigitalPainting #FavoriteHobby