Dynamic Dreamer ~ Art Weaver

The Ghostly, Mythic, Tarot & Fairy Tale musings of Lisa Hunt

Custom drawings are back!

| September 30, 2011

Here are the first four “spirit drawings” I’ve rendered for customers. I really enjoy receiving keywords such as “bird”, “bear”, “Shaman Spirit” and turning them into art. Like the custom soul drawings of last year, these are created with a spontaneous flourish—using the recipient’s words as my guide…

The Swan-Shapeshifter: from start to finish

| September 21, 2011

I always start with big bold watercolor washes, letting the paint flow as it will. It’s very much a “wait and see what happens” exercise and is the least premeditated part of the piece. I used several different blues, greens, and reds to achieve layers of rich hues. I purposely left some whites of the paper—it just felt right…

The influence of past surroundings and what I’m working on now.

| September 12, 2011

As many of you may know, I recently spent a few weeks up North visiting my childhood haunts in Connecticut. Fortunately I was able to capture some beautiful photos before Hurricane Irene descended on the woods and wreaked havoc in my old neighborhood. My poor parents lost a lot of trees, as to be expected in an area inhabited by so many of these formidable giants.