croquis back sketch by Ella Patrice via LaWhimsy
Word Nerd

Word Nerd: Croquis

A croquis is a quick sketch, usually of a live model or of the human form. Since croquis is a French term for a basic figure template, it's a very familiar word in the fashion design industry. Croquis is actually new word to me, though not a new concept since I've been familiar with quick sketching… Continue reading Word Nerd: Croquis

ghost feet photography by lawhimsy
Poetry

Ghost Feet ~ A Song from the Soul Poem

Ghost Feet You hear them on the wooden floor so soft and slightly creaking, yet you know you are alone, just what is it that's come creeping?They dance and spin, stirring up the dust of passing time, of memories long forgotten, of past emotions, bittersweet, and motions once begotten.You see their prints upon the ground,… Continue reading Ghost Feet ~ A Song from the Soul Poem

Musings and Mutterings

Spring Awakens

Spring is awakening, being reborn. The forests are waking, the fields are fertile once more. Joyful, divine, the cycle returns and once again we shall emerge with the Earth. Today marks the Vernal Equinox here in the Northern Hemisphere. Winter is officially over, and though I was glad for the quieter, reflective time that it… Continue reading Spring Awakens

Musings and Mutterings

St. Patrick’s Day ~ The Maiden of the Clover

Sweet Colleen, now of the green, a crown of flowers on her brow, dances and plays away in the circle Faerie made. She walked the moors, sang her songs, spoke the language of forgotten tongues. They welcomed her with open arms, delighting in her silken charms. She belonged to them alone, a queen, a very… Continue reading St. Patrick’s Day ~ The Maiden of the Clover

Musings and Mutterings, Poetry

Merry December

All is merry, all is bright, in this month of shortened light. Soon the season will turn again and Winter shall enter the Northern lands. Darkness falls, the chill runs through, all is slumbering, all seems still. The cracking trees, the icy lakes, the rustling leaves in Autumn's wake. Yet in this time, so bleak… Continue reading Merry December

Get Messy

Thank You

Namaste ~ Ella Get Messy is an art journal challenge where a gang of crafty vixens are sharing art journal pages we have created to practice our skills and push past our creative limits with hopes to inspire. We share our pages without restraint every week, and once a month we create around a prompt. Go check out these crazy talented ladies who are… Continue reading Thank You