Monday, June 14, 2010

Three Spears and Two Tools

Three Spears

Three spears by Sydney Harper
Ink and watercolor

I didn't mean to disappear but I took on some extra work that left me with very little spare time. So I had a choice between doing a little art and blogging about art. I chose doing art because otherwise what would I talk about if I blogged and didn't paint. It's amazing how much art you can squeeze in if you set your mind to it. Here's another veggie ink and watercolor – asparagus spears. The nice thing about these food sketches is that I get to eat my props when I'm done.

Here's a couple useful tools I found when I managed a little down time.

30+ Very Useful Color Tools for Designers

It's set up for print and web designers but I think these tools could be useful for anyone working in color – whether you're painting your walls, painting a picture or making a garment. Some of these tools have been suggested for fiber dyeing.

How to set up an e-commerce site using Paypal

If you're one of those trying to sell your art, or anything really, on the Internet, this article describes the step by step process for setting a Paypal e-commerce site. I haven't tried this myself but it looks to be a very detailed description of the setup process.