Having had a lovely afternoon with friends, I was inspired for my next animals for today's challenge. It is day 3 of 25 days of animals in chairs. My two friends told me their spirit animals are a raven and a wolf. They even spoke of getting matching tattoos with a raven and a crow.
One can see why a raven and a wolf are considered spirit animals. They have that mystical quality that feels other wordly.
Tomorrow I will be working on a wallpaper fabric design to put into the painting and also make into a real world design for fabric and other things.
Another day of art.
I had meant to post my daily artwork and makings here, but have not done so. I do post everyday on Facebook and Intagram, so it can be rather daunting to add yet another item to my list.
When I first began blogging years back for my 1950's years, blogging was "The Thing" and all the other things were only just beginning or had not yet been invented. We are meant to be so plugging in it can be rather much.
As the idea of adding long blog posts or contemplations on my day seems too much for me now, I believe I will simply post my daily artwork and items I am working on. This may sometimes have very little text, but I do feel the need to keep this page alive.
I hope all are having a good 2017 thus far.
I have started another challenge with my daily artwork. This time I am doing 25 days of Animals in Chairs. Yesterday was day one and I did a pug and a French bulldog in two vintage 1950's chairs. Today, day 2, I have done two cats. I hope you like them.
I have also been really into designing fabric, wallpaper, and wrapping paper. I am now findind, as today with my cat painting, that I am laying out and desiging a wallpaper for the painting. And then I took that which I designed and made it into a further version of fabric and wallpaper and wrapping paper. Here you see today's painting, with the cats.
And here is the fabric/wallpaper/wrapping paper pattern I made from my swallows on the yellow chalk background. I added flowers and lines. I rather like it.
I think it would make a lovely dress. And in fact I put it on leggings in my Society6 shop.
If any are interested here are links to purchase. To buy art prints, home decor things such as pillows, bed,spreads, cups, shower curtains and clothing you can go HERE. If you would like to buy yardage of fabric in so many choices from cotten to linen and satin as well as wallpaper and wrapping paper you can go HERE.
Until tomorrow, I hope all have a lovely day.
I lived as a 1950s housewife for three years. Click below to see that project.
Donna Davis is a painter and printmaker living by the sea. Her work deals with women, history, the seashore, and moments in time. Follow along to see the process behind the product.