Daily Doodle for 11-19-20

I call this one “A Very COVID Thanksgiving”. I guess I’ve made a political cartoon. This is an image in my head this holiday season. I truly hope people don’t gather outside of their immediate household, or their “quarantine pod” for Thanksgiving this year, because of the INCREDIBLY HIGH INCREASE IN COVID CASES EVERYWHERE. JustContinue reading “Daily Doodle for 11-19-20”

Daily Doodle for 11-10-20

I call this one “Technicolor Flower”. Created in Adobe Fresco, this flower uses oil and water color brushes in various layers, as well as masking. There is also some layer blending going on. There is something truly soothing to me about creating textures. And flowers. Creating flowers is one of the most focused and freeingContinue reading “Daily Doodle for 11-10-20”

Daily Doodle for 10/22/20

I am in a Halloween mood. I call this one “Harvest Moon”. I used Adobe Fresco and learned how to use the shape, select and mask features more effectively. I really enjoyed learning those tools. They are very helpful. I used primarily the oil brushes, and a few watercolor brushes. I am definitely getting moreContinue reading “Daily Doodle for 10/22/20”

Daily Doodle for 9/7/20

Om or aum. An ancient syllable, symbol, or sound, that represents many meanings including the essence of ultimate reality, consciousness or pure being. Often used in Buddhist traditions as the opening and closing of meditative mantras. The most well known mantra being “Om mani padme hum”, which roughly translates to “the jewel in the lotus”.Continue reading “Daily Doodle for 9/7/20”

Daily Doodle for 8/13/20

I call this one Ascension. It’s an image that came to me. I pictured a woman rising through dimensions of color, space and time to higher and higher levels of… existence, consciousness, vibrations, or – fill in your meaning here -. This was done in Adobe Fresco. Again I really enjoy the many brushes andContinue reading “Daily Doodle for 8/13/20”

Daily Doodle for 8/7/20

Here is something I see a lot these days. I work in the performing arts industry, so the transition to virtual performances is all over the place. It’s all we can do these days. This is a “Zoom” version of the classic theatre symbol of the Comedy and Tragedy masks. I am interested in exploringContinue reading “Daily Doodle for 8/7/20”

Daily Doodle for 7/24/20

I really wanted to do something abstract and simple today. Something that I could zone out to and not get caught up in details, styles, or perspectives. A mandala came to mind. Mandalas are an ancient concept that has many meanings to many cultures. I was aware that a mandala’s creation can be a formContinue reading “Daily Doodle for 7/24/20”