We're in the middle of a heat wave, with daily temperatures in the nineties. It's not a sunny heat wave. It's a rainy one. It's humid, so humid, and raining so hard I think we are in the middle of a monsoon. If the sun was out, it would be drier, but the temperatures would be into the hundreds. The sun here is brutal!
|Summer Sunshine by Tori Beveridge Water color, ink and acrylic on watercolor paper.|
All I can say is, thank goodness for air conditioning! I've been quite happy indoors painting and watching the rain through my window.
I made a Squash Book to be used as a mini art journal and made bright summery front and back covers for it. They were both done on 140 lb cold press watercolor paper (a nice weight for a cover) with acrylics and ink.
|Squash Journal Front Cover Art by Tori Beveridge|
It will be going in the mail on Monday, off to it's new home, as part of a Happy Mail Art Exchange.
|Squash Journal Back Cover Art by Tori Beveridge|
I "arted" on a few of the inner segments, but I won't show you inside, because I want it's recipient to see it first.
This next piece is a little cooler, but still summery I think. She makes me think of summer nights.
|Brown Eyed Angel by Tori Beveridge Water Color and White Acrylic on Mixed Media Paper|