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Aloha Friday ART is Here!

Aloha Friday ART is Here!

Happy Aloha Friday, Folks! I'm happy to share my first videos for the Aloha Friday Art series which runs every other Friday from now until Summer. I hope you find the videos helpful and projects interesting. If there are any questions about the techniques or tips I've shared feel free to send a message here. I'll try to get back to you as soon as I can. If you or your child/children have artwork they'd like to share, please post in Instagram using #AlohaFridayArt. Aloha Friday ART - Drawing with Markers (Tips & Techniques) Part...

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Artcetera is an occasional blog by artist & writer, Edna Cabcabin Moran.

Salvaging the messy goodness

Salvaging the messy goodness

Beginnings are always messy. ~John Galsworthy Anytime we start a new project, whether it's solo or it involves other people, it helps to remember that the beginning will usually not match our expectations. And that is A-Okay. In fact, it's normal. Let it be it's...

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Inktober: Tranquil

Inktober: Tranquil

Today's #Inktober image is a rough sketch depicting what I think of as representative of the prompt, tranquil. It features a girl sitting up in tree, taking in the quiet of the neighborhood park at dusk. My idea of tranquil back in the day and now.

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Inktober is here! First prompt: Poisonous

Inktober is here! First prompt: Poisonous

I've decided to participate in #Inktober because I want to draw with pen and ink again on a regular basis. I wanna get my inking chops back for some new ideas I've got brewing. Today's prompt is Poisonous. Did you know that Hydrangea flowers are poisonous?...

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Coming up

Coming up

These days, I'm working on paintings for my upcoming picture book, Honu and Moa (BeachHouse Publishing). The photo above features a rough comp of artwork--it probably won't be the final cover. Stay tuned for more posts about this picture book. ~ECM

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