A behind the scenes look at my creative space

Social Sharing ButtonsHello Friends! I am Smitha and today I am so excited to be sharing a behind the scenes look at my creative space. Almost all the furniture in my Creative Space is white- this was a purposeful choice. After two kids with their toys all around the house, I gravitated to something simple […]

Halloween pencil sketch + Free Printable

Social Sharing ButtonsHello! I’m back today sharing a fun Halloween Pencil sketch I did and I will walk you through the steps I took to create it. Also, there is a free printable of this at the bottom of this post for you to grab! I started my Halloween Pencil sketch, with a blank canvas. […]

Mixed Media Ganesha Painting Timelapse

Social Sharing ButtonsHello Friends! Today I am sharing a new video- this one is a Mixed media Ganesha Painting Timelapse. Click the video box to watch or click here to watch it on Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7BgqcV1YZBE Subscribe to my YouTube Channel I have been painting Ganeshas (The elephant headed God) for years now (check out older posts […]

The 100 day project: Watercoloring

Social Sharing Buttons Over on my instagram handle @theshinynest I have been doing the 100 day project (#the100dayproject) since April. For The 100 day project my unique hashtag is #100daysofdabblingwithwatercolors. The idea for me is to create something using watercolors daily- it could be a lettering piece, an abstract or of late I have been making a lot […]

Stamping and Watercoloring : Altenew Tombow Hop

Social Sharing ButtonsA tutorial showing you how to create an artsy look by Stamping and Watercoloring using only markers and water. No ink pads are needed and no special painting skills either. Beginners are welcome. Today I am part of the Altenew + Tombow Blog hop, and I am Stamping and Watercoloring to create a handmade card. Look for […]