Saturday, December 15, 2012

Scenes From My Week

I visited a friend, Martin Charlot, who painted this stunning painting.

Detail from the same painting.  He also painted the large mural depicting the history of Hawaii in the lobby of the new Disney resort in Oahu.   My son modeled for Martin so one of the warriors in the scene looks like him.  

A few colorful pieces from the gift store at the

Autry Museum in Burbank.  She's ready to party.

A peek into a local hair salon.  Doesn't look like this could be a salon in Bali?

I love the stenciled top on this charming desk from Anthropologie.

Play in my journal.  I thought it had an Asian flare.

I made a few bracelets from my antique button collection.

Layout of journals made in Orly's workshop.   We all did the same
exercises but look at the different interpretations.

A compilation of photos taken by Scott Schuman in New York.   Oh, how
I would love to follow him around the city.

A few sketches 

from my practice exercises in the book Creative License by Danny Gregory.
He suggests that there are no bad drawings.  I don't know about that but I do
agree that something can be learned from each drawing.  Danny asks
that we draw with a pen, no pencil, no erasing.  Ok.  I have 
done this.  It's not as terrifying as I thought.  I am making 
progress just by the fact that I am showing you these.


  1. You had a busy week of exploring, sharing, and creating. So much fun to see what you are doing.

  2. Isn't Danny Gregory's book Creative License amazing? It really inspired me to get sketching, glad you are doing it too!

  3. Wow! What an adventure ~ so much creativity ~ love it all ~ ^_^

    (A Creative Harbor ~ aka ArtMuseDog and Carol ^_^

  4. I like your sketches, Irene. I am going to look for Gregory's book and check it out.

    Love the anthropologie furniture. That table would be fun to recreate.

    I looked at the online Autry Museum gift shop and they didn't have anything nearly as fun as the pictures you have posted here.

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