For two or more years I have been working on my book the Green Queen. Last year I started a book proposal with help from my mentor. She said go to the bookstores and see where you book would sit on the shelves. What a fun assignment to go around to different bookstores and picture … Continue reading The Green Queen proposal
My husband and I saw a silver tip grizzly the other day. I didn't get a picture so the next morning I made this quick sketch in m journal. I think one of my greatest strengths as an artist is being able to capture a moment after it has passed. I have taken my time … Continue reading Silver Tip Grizzly
I checked this amazing book out of the library the other day. Full of inspiration, techniques, art projects and ideas, it's given me new inspiration to get back to work. I have always struggled with pastels, but in a little over 15 minutes this first sample project came out pretty good I think. Most … Continue reading Sometimes Even an Artist Needs Inspiration
When at the beach this summer on Father's Day with my brother's family, my niece said to me, "What's that?" when I was writing in my journal. I thought haven't you ever seen a real journal before? How can that be? I have over 40 of them at least. I realized that one of my … Continue reading Journaling
During the summer this is my favorite place to paint. http://www.jackiebeyer.com
Welcome to my new wordpress blog. I will include a link to my http://www.jackiebeyer.com page here where you can see my projects and full website! And the adventure continues!