Tag Archives: watercolor

Joanna-Women of the bible


This is a name that is both Christian and trendy. It means grace or gift in Hebrew.
Joanna is shown as the wife of Chuza, steward to Herod Antipas while being listed as one of the women who “had been cured of evil spirits and infirmities” who accompanied Jesus and the Apostles, and “provided for Him from their substance.



A Painting A Day #3

Sandpiper on Beach

Yesterday while sitting out on the beach I painted this cute little sandpiper!

Green Day 2

Sold today!


Aquaviva – Day 19


Double Feather – Day 13

IMG_5092.JPGGreeting card,blank inside. Sold in my Etsy shop – Loethen Design.

Tea- Day 10

The process: I started with a old stech book from college. I used gesso and giltter to cover the pages.tea-gesso

I then stained the pages with coffee grains, coffee, spray inks, tea, and tea tags.tea-stained

Next I used colored pencil, watercolor, and acrylic paint.tea-book

Here is the final result of one of the pages. Her name is Tea.tea

Fishie, Fishie- Day 5



I belong to a colored pencil FB group and I did this for the FeBruary challenge. It is a mixed media piece. The fish is colored pencil and the background is watercolor.

Colored pencil is a new medium for me and I have a lot to learn with it. I know the only way I can get better to practice, practice, practice.

I hope you like my little fishie!! šŸ™‚

Title: fishie,fishie
Strathmore Colored Pencil, Series 400, 6 X 8
Prismacolor Prmier,Faber Castell Polychromos
credit: unsplash.com
Carol Loethen/Loethen design

Blue Feather – Day 1

Watercolor blue feather.


Are You Happy?

  • one of the best ways to makeĀ yourselfĀ happy is to makeĀ other peopleĀ happy.

one of the best ways to makeĀ other peopleĀ happy is to be happyĀ yourself.

from the book, “The Happiness Project “.

jan carnation

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