Gratitude Spiral: Day 345

Today, I’m grateful for a delivery of white illustration boards and special glue.

I’ve been wanting to create a collage using Eric Carle’s painted tissue paper techniques and now I have everything I need. It’ll take some experimenting, but playing around with these will be fun. Can’t wait!

What are you grateful for today?

Gratitude Spiral: Day 286

Today, I’m grateful for a new pad of acid-free translucent paper.

In my desire to experiment with Eric Carle’s painting and collage techniques, I’ve bought myself a pad of thin tissue-like paper. I’ve tried painting a few already. The pad has fifty pages and promises lots of trial-and-error learning and lots of fun. 🙂

What are you grateful for today?

Gratitude Spiral: Day 262

Today, I’m grateful for Eric Carle’s art.

We visited The Eric Carle Picture Book Museum in Amherst, MA, the other day and learned a lot about Carle’s illustration techniques. His work is fascinating. And it inspires me to want to try new creative projects. (The picture here is of a car painted in honor of the 50th birthday of The Very Hungry Caterpillar. It was parked outside the museum.)

What are you grateful for today?