Creative Holiday Gifts for budgets big and small

If you are looking for a creative gift, browse my ornament designs at http://www.zazzle.com/eileen_mckenna. Want to make a bigger impact? Canvas prints make a great gift! Browse the available paintings at shop.eileenmckenna.com. How about some wearable holiday spirit? Give an enamel Nutcracker Pin!   Currently shipping only in the continental U.S. Get creative with your gift wrap!Continue reading “Creative Holiday Gifts for budgets big and small”

My 11 month long project – Painting the Ocean

After participating in three separate month long challenges in 2016, I saw how focusing on a single theme or medium can lead to real progress in ideas or skills or both. So when I completed the last challenge I decided to focus January (2017) on figuring out how to paint the ocean. I often wondered,Continue reading “My 11 month long project – Painting the Ocean”

The Blue Collection

The Blue Collection is the first set of watercolor paintings I released as prints. When I first showed the giclee printer my favorite watercolor paintings she sorted them and pointed out that in these four, the water is shades of blue, while in others it is green. I immediately saw it too, and so theContinue reading “The Blue Collection”