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Painted Thoughts Blog · 4d ago

Designing A Sketchbook Cover

Exploring IdeasBuilding a sketchbook, or modifying one I've purchased, is part of the fun ...
Painted Thoughts Blog · 1W ago

For The Love Of Pumpkins

For The Love Of Pumpkins There is just something about pumpkins...is it the shape? The intense colors? Or maybe, the delicious goodies we make from these golden orbs of yumminess?! Whatever ...
Painted Thoughts Blog · 1W ago

'Tis The Season - To Be Creating!

Concept Art for 'Tis The SeasonHave you ever noticed that the less time you have, the more...
Painted Thoughts Blog · 2W ago

Sketchbook Gratitude

A Month of Gratitude SpreadMost of us have lives full of blessings. I know mine is beyond blessed, but I find that sometimes I lose sight of the bounty because I focus on lack or the wrong t...
Painted Thoughts Blog · 3W ago

You Want To Go To Paris, But...

If you happen to have missed the news, I am going to be doing an Art Workshop in Paris nex...
Painted Thoughts Blog · 1M ago

Changing It Up To Beat Boredom (Chalk Art WIP)

Dare I admit that I sometimes get bored with watercolors?! I hope that statement didn't scandalize you...but it's true. I compare a steady diet of watercolor to a steady diet of the same san...
Painted Thoughts Blog · 1M ago

It's Time For Our Next BIG Adventure—Paris!!

Goodness, it has been a long time coming, but the day has finally arrived...for an Art Wor...
Painted Thoughts Blog · 2M ago

ALL NEW ImaginaryTrips.com Web Site And Classes!

I am thrilled beyond words to introduce you to the ALL NEW ImaginaryTrips.com web site!The...
Painted Thoughts Blog · 3M ago

13 Things I Wish I Had Known When I Started Keeping A Sketchbook

15-year-old Joey, trying to catch a nap as I try to catch a sketch late at nightLooking back, I see  lot of my assumptions about journaling were way out there! It would have been nice if som...
Painted Thoughts Blog · 3M ago

And That's A Wrap! (Travel Journaling)

If your follow me over on Instagram, you will probably want to skip this post as it is a wrap-up of the competition I entered over at @raileurope. Rail Europe is sponsoring a contest for two...