Category for Art on the Go

Art School: How to Draw an A Frame Cabin

Posted by • March 16, 2019 • Art on the Go ,Art School Add Comment

I love the coziness of an A frame cabin in the woods! I can’t think of a better place to be snowed in than a small A frame with a small living room, kitchen

Digital Travel Journal: A Trip to the Coast

I feel so lucky to live so close to the coast yet don’t seem to get there nearly enough. In only 10 minutes, I can be on a rural road heading over the hills

Art School: How to Draw a Mask

Posted by • March 5, 2019 • Art on the Go ,Art School ,Culture ,Entertainment ,History Add Comment

Masks are a part of many celebrations around the world, namely Carnevale in Venice, Italy; Carnaval do Brazil; and Mardi Gras in New Orleans. Some believe masks were a pagan practice to ward off

Art School: How to Draw a Historic Home – Betsy Ross’s House, Philadelphia

Posted by • February 26, 2019 • Art on the Go ,Art School Add Comment

If you are ever in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a visit to the House of Betsy Ross, famed seamstress of the first American flag is a must see. Located on Arch Street in Old Town Philadelphia

Creative Inspiration from Sara Midda

I’ve been a huge fan of Sara Midda and her gorgeous art for many years. I first came across her work when my parents lived in St. Remy de Provence, France in the mid-90’s.

Art School: How to Draw a Box of Chocolates

Posted by • February 15, 2019 • Art on the Go ,Art School ,History Add Comment

When did a box of chocolates become synonymous with Valentine’s Day? Valentine’s Day has a long history, yet it wasn’t until the mid-1800’s when British chocolatier Richard Cadbury was trying to perfect his drinking

Art School: How to Draw a Lantern

Posted by • February 10, 2019 • Art on the Go ,Art School Add Comment

I absolutely love lanterns. Whether zig zagging across a street in San Francisco’s famed Chinatown, or softly illuminating the front doorway to homes in Gion, Kyoto, lanterns are simply festive! Here is a simple

Travel Journal: An Afternoon in Woodside, CA

Travel Journal Spread from An Afternoon Adventure: Woodside, CA by Betsy Beier

Travel Journal Spread from An Afternoon Adventure: Woodside, CA by Betsy Beier One afternoon I was in desperate need for an outing and headed to the quaint town of Woodside, CA. Just 10 minutes from

Art School: How to Draw a Prickly Pear Cactus

Posted by • January 29, 2019 • Art on the Go ,Art School Add Comment
Art Tutorial: How to Draw a Prickly Pear Cactus by Betsy Beier

I have been fortunate to be able to travel to Arizona often as I my in-laws live in Tucson. Every time we visit, I am just in awe of the landscape. It feels so

The Benefits of Keeping a Travel Journal and Taking Your Art on the Go

I’ve been keeping a travel journal of some sort for as long as I can remember. Some of my journals are purely a diary, a written account of what I did on the trip.