Author Archives: bapaints

Day 5 – watercolor sketch of bone china

I sketched an English bone china set given to me by a friend. I love this red pattern: Homeland. The vignettes remind me of toile designs.

Day 5 – watercolor sketch of bone china

I sketched an English bone china set given to me by a friend. I love this red pattern: Homeland. The vignettes remind me of toile designs.

silk pearl necklace

Day 4 – Sari silk necklace and pearls

I braided some of my multi-tone red Sari silk yarn into a 16″ necklace last week. Last night, I strung various sized pearls into the braid. I attached  an easy close, Sterling silver hook clasp. I love the sheen of

silk pearl necklace

Day 4 – Sari silk necklace and pearls

I braided some of my multi-tone red Sari silk yarn into a 16″ necklace last week. Last night, I strung various sized pearls into the braid. I attached  an easy close, Sterling silver hook clasp. I love the sheen of

teapot mat

Day 3 – Recycled LUXURY for my teapot

This is a teapot mat, crocheted from multi-toned red, pure silk yarn. It feels terrific!! It is 100% recycled, handspun Sari silk yarn from India.

teapot mat

Day 3 – Recycled LUXURY for my teapot

This is a teapot mat, crocheted from multi-toned red, pure silk yarn. It feels terrific!! It is 100% recycled, handspun Sari silk yarn from India.

Silk Painting

I first ketched on a design, then lightly applied watercolor.

Silk Painting

I first ketched on a design, then lightly applied watercolor.

Day 1 trial – kefir from grains

I will generally be posting photos of artwork. Today however, so far I have only made kefir with grains. It will be cultured by tomorrow morning. I will also be posting photos of alternative foods and associated recipes. 😊

Day 1 trial – kefir from grains

I will generally be posting photos of artwork. Today however, so far I have only made kefir with grains. It will be cultured by tomorrow morning. I will also be posting photos of alternative foods and associated recipes. 😊

Painted Shells

I applied fiber paste and absorbent grounds to the interior of these shells I collected at the beach last summer. Then I experimented with acrylic and watercolor paints to see if they would stick. The fiber paste took the watercolor

Painted Shells

I applied fiber paste and absorbent grounds to the interior of these shells I collected at the beach last summer. Then I experimented with acrylic and watercolor paints to see if they would stick. The fiber paste took the watercolor

Lemon Curd Merigue Pie

I made lemon curd for the first time. Delicious. Then put it in a pie with meringue.

Lemon Curd Merigue Pie

I made lemon curd for the first time. Delicious. Then put it in a pie with meringue.

Groundhog Day

Not a big believer in the little guy’s ability to predict the weather but… he’s pretty cute. Enjoy the day!

Groundhog Day

Not a big believer in the little guy’s ability to predict the weather but… he’s pretty cute. Enjoy the day!