Welcome! This blog began as an assignment in a digital art class. That was in 2008. I decided to keep it going as my art journal. It is fascinating for me to see how a painting develops, so this is where I post my painting progressions and exciting new things I find on creative blogs and websites. I hope you will learn along with me about painting, drawing and all kinds of art.



This is my grandfather, Carl Johan Sakariassen (Sacarisen/Sacressen) (my Mom's Dad), and me - probably spring 1954. i rearranged the composition. Originally my aunt Bernis was holding me. This may be a study for a larger painting. i like the way their eyes are looking different directions, and i love how big my grandfather's hand is.

Go here for information on my grandfather's journal, written by two of his daughters, my aunts (V. R. Rausch and D. L. Baldwin).