Hey everyone! Kathleen and I do a lot of art. That’s undeniable. We have our favorite styles, mediums, and things to create. (For me that’s realism, graphite pencils, and wolf drawings. For Kath, it’s realism, acrylic paint, and bird paintings.) I’ve been hesitant to make this post for a while because I just haven’t had any… Continue reading My Top 10 Favorite Art Supplies!
Hey everyone! So there’s a pretty popular baking show out there that Kathleen and I like to watch. You may have heard of it, the Great British Bake-Off (or Baking Show. I think it’s the same thing.) Anyway, we were visiting relatives last week and we happened to have the official cookbook. In the cookbook,… Continue reading Making Cream Horns
Hey everyone! Kathleen loves ballet. She’s been painting ballet-themed paintings for the last several months and just had her first performance. Around Christmastime, tickets for the ballet performance of Swan Lake went on sale and my family and I surprised Kathleen with tickets. Swan Lake is Kathleen’s favorite play. She’s told me so many times how she… Continue reading Going to See Swan Lake!
Hey everyone! Man, last wee was such a busy week. I am so glad I was able to write a blog post for last Tuesday beforehand because I just didn’t have time to do it in the days leading up to Tuesday. Kath and I were visiting relatives, we had schoolwork to finish, our last volleyball… Continue reading Visiting the Cin City Reptile Expo!
Hey everyone! So Kathleen and I have a pet. She hasn’t been on the blog at all, but she’s super sweet, super fluffy, and super… well… I don’t know how to say it. She’s kind of a ding-dong in the smarts department. Either way, we love her and thought we would share her with you.… Continue reading Drawing Bunny!
Hey everyone! So, Kathleen and I absolutely love Broadway Musicals. Newsies, Hamilton, Wicked, Les Miserables, you name it. So when the opportunity comes along to see a Broadway play, no way are we going to miss it. It just so happens that The Sound of Music is on tour and Kathleen and I managed to get tickets!… Continue reading Going to See the Sound of Music!
Hey everyone! After I finished doing all my research for last week’s post, I was going through my panoply of art supplies when I noticed a large tin of colored pencils. I got them for a project for school several months ago and haven’t picked them back up since. The colored pencils in question are… Continue reading My Best Wolf Drawing to Date! (+ My Thoughts on Prismacolors)
Hey everyone! So last week, I discussed Leonardo da Vinci’s work, Study of Horse he drew in 1482, which is one of my favorite pieces of his. I discussed the story of the sketch and how it wasn’t supposed to be just a sketch. In a nutshell, da Vinci wanted to make a huge bronze horse… Continue reading Sketching Horses~ Part 2
Hey everyone! So, the other day I was skimming through my Fine Arts course for school and came upon a pretty interesting character. He lived from the late fifteenth century to the beginning of the sixteenth century. He was a renowned inventor, mathematician, scientist and artist. He is thought to be one of the most… Continue reading Sketching Horses ~Part 1
Hey everyone! Today’s the day! Exactly one year ago yesterday, Kathleen and I decided to launch the Acoustic Painters! The blog is officially one year old! We hope to be able to keep it up and running for many more years to come! In honor of our first-ever blog post about painting diptychs, Kathleen and… Continue reading Diptych [Dip-Tik] part 2 (and our Anniversary!)