Sunday, December 30, 2018

from my sketchbook ~ lemons and amaryllis

Lemons and tomato and upside down date stamp...By Jane LaFazio

I'll keep track of the blooming of this amaryllis.  
by Jane LaFazio 

Friday, December 28, 2018

from my sketchbook ~ Santa and his reindeer

BeBop is a huge help.....

First draw, then paint.


Santa ~ by Jane LaFazio
but so cute!


draw and paint and shade

Santa and his reindeer ~ by Jane LaFazio

by Jane LaFazio

Thursday, December 27, 2018

WANDERLUST ~ online mixed media classes with 25 teachers.

Join me and 25 other teachers on a full year online class! I’m thrilled to tell you I am a teacher on Wanderlust 2019, an online mixed-media and art journaling class. Wanderlust is in its fourth year, and offers weekly, full length classes which are both high quality and original, aimed at beginners right through to the more experienced. 

The class starts on the 4th of January, but if you sign up right now you can get a 30% discount off the normal price of $150 USD (after the discount it’s $105 USD -approx. 

Sign up before December 31 to receive 30% off! Use the code EARLY30 and click WANDERLUST2019 to sign up!

Are you interested in art, craft, mixed-media and art journaling? Then Wanderlust 2019 may be just the perfect class for you!
Wanderlust is a whole year-long journey - an online event offering you videos from 26  teachers on a weekly basis and access to the Wanderlust Classroom with a supportive and friendly atmosphere, where all of the classes and Adventurers are gathered.
The Wanderlust class is carefully handcrafted to
  • teach you different styles of mixed-media and art journaling
  • to stimulate your creativity
  • to motivate you to enjoy the process of making art and overcome the inner critic once and for all
At the special price of $105  if you use the EARLY30 code, you receive:  
  • a full-length and high quality lesson every week - each streamable, with life-long access but also fully downloadable. That is 49 videos!
  • 26 International Teachers with different styles to show you a massive variety in the art-making process 
  • instant and simplified access to the Classroom - the whole course is hosted here, at so once you enroll you’ll be redirected to the classroom in which there’s already videos to watch
  • a lesson every Friday starting from 4th of January 2019
  • you can follow regularly or at your own pace, since you have life-long access
  • A community within the classroom + a secret Facebook group for the members  
  • printable handouts with every lesson
  • a chance to chat with the Teachers and learn from their experience

Once you sign up, Wanderlust 2019 never expires - you have a life-long access so you can enjoy the lessons at your own pace.
This year there are 12 fabulous new themes, these are: Typography, Faces, Rivers, Steampunk, Patterns, Floral, Inspired by, Layers, Monochrome, Wings, Imaginary and Seasons, all will be interpreted differently by our fantastic teacher
Sign up before December 31 to receive 30% off! Use the code EARLY30 and click WANDERLUST2019 to sign up!

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

from my sketchbook ~Leek Soup!

Buddy has to be in on everything!

I was making soup and stopped to draw the leek ~ by Jane LaFazio

draw it first.

paint in layers

nearly done

Leek by Jane LaFazio

Monday, December 24, 2018

from my sketchbook ~ Philadelphia


It's always helpful to draw a map of where you are! Husband and I went to Philadelphia for a few days. I took a 3x5 inch sketchbook with me. 
Independence Hall, Philadelphia ~ by Jane LaFazio

It was cold and about 40 degrees. This was a quick drawing!

Independence Hall, Philadelphia ~ by Jane LaFazio

Me and my husband ~ Philadelphia

You draw what's around ~ Philadelphia

me and Rocky in the gift shop
(It was too cold and rainy to do a yoga pose with Rocky at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.)

Saturday, December 22, 2018

from my sketchbook ~ it's looking like christmas around here

Christmas! ~ by Jane LaFazio

I bought these little angels in the mid 1970s at Shannon, Ireland Duty Free. And they come out every Christmas.

step one
when to stop adding details?

looking closely

add watercolor

BeBop Approved ~ by Jane LaFazio

Monday, December 17, 2018

my Instagram TOP NINE images

Great fun to see what my top nine posts on instagram are for 2018. Follow me on instagram to see more!

Saturday, December 15, 2018

from my sketchbook ~ PANTONE colors of the year

Buddy, my ever diligent assistant

Pantone Colors of the Year by Jane LaFazio
This was a fun challenge! Pantone has declared a color of the year since the year 2000. This year it is Living Coral. I took a look at the Pantone website, and tried to mix each year's color. 

Mixing the colors

Thursday, December 13, 2018

From my sketchbook ~ rose and a pomegranate

Winter Rose ~ by Jane LaFazio

watercolor and dip pen

always drawing from real life.

pom by Jane LaFaz

Pomegranate by Jane LaFazio

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

from my sketchbook ~ Shallots and GOOD forturne

Buddy is always there to help!
step one
step two
Shallots! by Jane LaFazio
And BeBop, is always there to help too!

draw and paint one at a time.
three fortune cookies
with shadows
Good Fortune! by Jane LaFazio

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