Painting in a Winter Wonderland

Other than a one or two days when I had the flu, I’ve painted throughout the holiday season. You can see every post on Instagram @eileenmckenna. I really enjoy this relaxing time and the holiday and winter concepts I’ve explored. Anytime I’ve worked for a week or month within a theme, I’ve been pleasantly surprisedContinue reading “Painting in a Winter Wonderland”

Working Outside of my Comfort Zone

I couldn’t be happier with where my last two holiday illustrations have led me. This year I’m not following any prompts, but working within the holiday/winter theme. Without the prompts I feel freer to paint different things within the theme. Tonight I was laying on the couch thinking about how I hadn’t painted, how myContinue reading “Working Outside of my Comfort Zone”

Painting Daily during the Holiday Season

It’s been over a week that I’m back to daily drawing and painting. I even have a reminder that pops up on my phone, “Did you draw today?” It’s amazing how you can sit down to paint, without a thought of what you’ll paint, and ideas will start to come to you. Of course usingContinue reading “Painting Daily during the Holiday Season”

Back to Daily Creativity

I had forgotten how good it feels to just sit and paint, no real thought about the outcome. Feeling free to explore ideas that come to me. It’s almost meditative. I was busy with other creative projects and frankly let procrastination get in the way. But now I’m committed to creating daily. I’ve enjoyed paintingContinue reading “Back to Daily Creativity”

Merry Christmas!

Want a dose of creative inspiration? Sign up for my newsletter “My Creative Collection” by clicking here. Learn more here. Have you visited my online shop? Prints of my seascapes are available on watercolor paper or canvas, in many sizes including the new “mini” canvas 11″ x 14″ at shop.eileenmckenna.com. Take a peek! The perfect gift forContinue reading “Merry Christmas!”

Christmas Countdown Day 24/25 – Angel

Want a dose of creative inspiration? Sign up for my newsletter “My Creative Collection” by clicking here. Learn more here. Have you visited my online shop? Prints of my seascapes are available on watercolor paper or canvas, in many sizes including the new “mini” canvas 11″ x 14″ at shop.eileenmckenna.com. Take a peek! The perfect gift forContinue reading “Christmas Countdown Day 24/25 – Angel”

Christmas Countdown Day 23/25 – Star

Paint/draw along with me! Want a dose of creative inspiration? Sign up for my newsletter “My Creative Collection” by clicking here. Learn more here. Have you visited my online shop? Prints of my seascapes are available on watercolor paper or canvas, in many sizes including the new “mini” canvas 11″ x 14″ at shop.eileenmckenna.com. Take a peek!Continue reading “Christmas Countdown Day 23/25 – Star”

Christmas Countdown Day 22/25 – Bells

Paint/draw along with me! Want a dose of creative inspiration? Sign up for my newsletter “My Creative Collection” by clicking here. Learn more here. Have you visited my online shop? Prints of my seascapes are available on watercolor paper or canvas, in many sizes including the new “mini” canvas 11″ x 14″ at shop.eileenmckenna.com. Take a peek!Continue reading “Christmas Countdown Day 22/25 – Bells”

Christmas Countdown Day 21/25 – Mrs. Claus

Click here to see the Mrs. Claus rock. Paint/draw along with me! Want a dose of creative inspiration? Sign up for my newsletter “My Creative Collection” by clicking here. Learn more here. Have you visited my online shop? Prints of my seascapes are available on watercolor paper or canvas, in many sizes including the new “mini” canvasContinue reading “Christmas Countdown Day 21/25 – Mrs. Claus”

Christmas Countdown Day 18/25 – Elf

Click here to see the elf flip. Paint/draw along with me! Want a dose of creative inspiration? Sign up for my newsletter “My Creative Collection” by clicking here. Learn more here. Have you visited my online shop? Prints of my seascapes are available on watercolor paper or canvas, in many sizes including the new “mini” canvas 11″Continue reading “Christmas Countdown Day 18/25 – Elf”