January’s Color Synesthesia Pour: “Magical”

So you’ve probably noticed I’m a bit behind… The past few months have been very difficult and we recently had a death in the family. I’m trying to find right side up and it’s just taken awhile. As a result, getting myself into the studio, much less sharing my work online, has been a struggle.…

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Acrylic Pour Time Lapse: “Content”

Some time before the Christmas rush, I was lying next to my mom. I told her how I see colors when I think of letters and numbers. How whole words have a variety of color combinations in my mind. Something like that could be used for my acrylic pours, was one of my thoughts.  What…

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Acrylic pour time lapse: Aurora’s Vision

I’ve been going a little pour crazy lately. Here’s an older one that I finally got around to editing. I got a lot of great feedback on Facebook and a ton of suggestions on what to title it. After a lot of thought, I went with “Aurora’s Vision.” She’s probably my favorite to date. The…

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3 Reasons Why You Should Try Out This Tutorial

How to create a stained glass effect with watercolor & ink Hey guys! It’s Christy from Jeffcoat Art with my next art tutorial. And I’ll give you 3 reasons why you should try this out in your free time… REASON #1: It’s simple. It’s so dang easy, you’ll be delightfully surprised when you’re done. One…

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First YouTube Video! Watercolor Inking Tutorial: Ocean Light

How to create a kaleidoscope effect with watercolor & ink plus FREEBIES Hello! I’m really excited to share my first YouTube art tutorial on watercolor inking with you. It’s not perfect, but that’s okay. It’s a bit daunting being in front of the camera. I’m much more comfortable behind it. When I decided to start…

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Painting Lily Bean- Part 2

Here is the second and final video of painting Lily Bean. Recording myself while I paint always seems to be an afterthought. I wish I had started the video recording when I started the painting. But, I’ll admit, it does feel intrusive in certain moments. Working on any sort of artistic endeavor is a vulnerable…

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Painting Lily Bean- Part 1

I do most of my portraits in black and white acrylic paint. The original was done on a 16×20 canvas. This is a memorial painting of a rescue named Lily Bean & it will be given to her mom for her birthday. Part 2 is now available to view: Painting Lily Bean- Part 2 Follow me…

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Memorial Painting Video- Barbara

Here is a peek into one of my previous memorial paintings. I am doing this portrait for a friend of mine who lost her mother. Rest in peace, Barbara. The bulk of my paintings are done in black & white acrylic paint. I have recently started working in watercolor and have been branching out into…

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