community mural 10.22.2020

In August of this year, I learned about a collective, community mural to be displayed on the University of Wisconsin campus here in Madison. Any community member could participate in this socially distanced art event, called "Threads of Hope." One could use any media they wanted, as long as it fit on an 8x8 inch … Continue reading community mural 10.22.2020

watercolor charts 2.6.2020

A couple summers ago, I took a watercolor class where I learned that I could make a variety of colors by mixing only primary colors together: blue, yellow and red. All my long life, I've used pre-mixed colors in my paintings, and even though I mixed those premixed colors together to get other colors, it … Continue reading watercolor charts 2.6.2020

#81-100 self portraits 7.11.2019

Here's another post about my 100-day self portrait project. I've completed the 100 days, so this post includes self portraits 81 through 100. You can find the first 80 in these posts: #1-16: https://rachelimsland.com/2019/04/18/1-16-self-portraits-4-18-2019/ # 17-34: https://rachelimsland.com/2019/05/09/17-self-portraits-5-9-2019/ # 35-50: https://rachelimsland.com/2019/05/23/35-50-self-portraits-5-23-2019/ # 51-65: https://rachelimsland.com/2019/06/06/51-65-self-portraits-6-6-2019/ #66-80: https://rachelimsland.com/2019/06/20/66-80-self-portraits-6-20-2019/ You can also find them all on my Instagram stories. … Continue reading #81-100 self portraits 7.11.2019

#51-65 self portraits 6.6.2019

Here's the latest installment in my 100-day self portrait series. This set numbers 51-65. 51. sticker cutout52. clay53. after Egon Schiele (attempted)54. watercolor55. blind contour with colored pencil56. woven watercolors57. leftovers glued together58. graphite paper tracing and watercolor59. wire60. spent petals from mothers day bouquet61. pink (junk mail)62. profile in pencil with orange background63. as … Continue reading #51-65 self portraits 6.6.2019