I ran across some small ornaments that I thought might be fun to paint. The original ornament is made of glass but with an adobe clay overlay, acrylic paints and water proof seal I was able to come up with a whole new look. The clay overlay strengthens the ornament making it harder to break […]
There’s a little egg shaped child, with big brown eyes, dressed in purple, standing by sunflowers. She calls herself Petunia.
It was cool enough this evening for the cat and I to talk a walk outside. Ms. Mary Jane is leash trained and does well walking around the yard secured in her kitty cat harness. fma
Now I think I’m done and not just because I used the last of the polymer clay either. I think I may have gotten all this out of me. The inspiration to press clay and paint it, it’s all gone now. Here is Harvest No3 shown beside a blue and green vase as well as […]
Question: If a neighbor cuts down his tree, will the artist in you hear it? Answer: Yes, and she will make candle holders. Not only will the artist make log candle holders she’ll grab polymer clay, hand shape a leaf and create a harvest themed ornament to lean against the holder. I placed the holder […]
I’ve been at it again. Yesterday the need to create something 3D came over me so I grabbed my clay and paints and went to town. This is what I came up with, two Giving Trees.
Spring of Youth was created on watercolor paper with ink, crayola crayons and crayola markers. In addition to the stated media there are small details completed in pigmented glue. The painting shows a little girl with big blue river like eyes walking through a field/forest while carrying and infant. There are two huge full sunflowers, […]
Rainbows and Daydreams is a painting from my sketchbook that shows a little black girl dreaming amongst the flowers. Media: Crayola crayons, Crayola markers on 6×9 sketchbook paper. Minor digital corrections. Art by: F. Magdalene Austin *SOLD*
A little birdie came to tell but I already knew. “She sings my tune, she knows all the words” is black folk art depicting a young black girl with a white bird on her shoulder sharing secrets. This original mixed media painting was created on 6×9 paper in oils, watercolor and ink. What I like […]
The mama snail I added to my aquarium recently had a few babies. I’ve watched these little tiny lives grow from the size of a pencil eraser to now the size of a dime. They’re so, so sweet. For those of you who are unaware Little Duck is my nickname, which means the little duck […]