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My name is Erika. I'm in love with making art, collecting old things & chasing after my two kiddos. This blog is a peek into my happy accidents & plots of total world domination.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Day 151 // Making Art Every day in 2017

rose for days


oil on wood

The art (the best part) is part of my making art everyday project and this is day 151. To read more about this awesome project click here
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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Day 150 // Making Art Every day in 2017

Getting Messy and Exploring.

oil on paper

The art (the best part) is part of my making art everyday project and this is day 150. To read more about this awesome project click here
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Monday, May 29, 2017

Day 149 // Making Art Every day in 2017

oh because it's Memorial Day. 

oil on paper

The art (the best part) is part of my making art everyday project and this is day 149. To read more about this awesome project click here
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Sunday, May 28, 2017

Day 148 //Making Art Every day in 2017

morning shadows and morning pears

oil on paper

The art (the best part) is part of my making art everyday project and this is day 148. To read more about this awesome project click here
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Saturday, May 27, 2017

Day 147 // Making Art Every day in 2017

It's the most wonderful time of the year... peony season. 10 minute sketch

The art (the best part) is part of my making art everyday project and this is day 14677. To read more about this awesome project click here
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Friday, May 26, 2017

Day 146 // Making Art Every day in 2017

everyone is sick and the kids were up all night. but at least the neighbors cat poked his head out and made me smile today and wearing glasses no less.

The art (the best part) is part of my making art everyday project and this is day 146. To read more about this awesome project click here
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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Day 145 // Making Art Every day in 2017


oil on wood

The art (the best part) is part of my making art everyday project and this is day 145. To read more about this awesome project click here
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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Day 144 // Making Art Every day in 2017

Had a dream last night i got beamed up.

oil on paper

The art (the best part) is part of my making art everyday project and this is day 144. To read more about this awesome project click here
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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Day 143 // Making Art Every day in 2017



favorite time of year is popsicle weather.
oil on paper

The art (the best part) is part of my making art everyday project and this is day 143. To read more about this awesome project click here
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Monday, May 22, 2017

Day 142 // Making Art Every Day in 2017

the sun is out today. and the pale yellow peaking through.

oil on paper

The art (the best part) is part of my making art everyday project and this is day 142. To read more about this awesome project click here
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Sunday, May 21, 2017

Day 141 // Making Art Every day in 2017

10 minute sketch of this beautiful pink chair and the weather is so gorgeous today.

oil on paper

The art (the best part) is part of my making art everyday project and this is day 141. To read more about this awesome project click here
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Saturday, May 20, 2017

Day 140 //Making Art Every day in 2017

oil on paper

The art (the best part) is part of my making art everyday project and this is day 140. To read more about this awesome project click here
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Friday, May 19, 2017

Day 139 // Making Art Every day in 2017

Caught this goose sitting in my front lawn this morning.  Happy Friday! So happy its going to be a sun filled weekend and so many fun things planned all weekend long. 10 minute sketch. 

oil on paper

The art (the best part) is part of my making art everyday project and this is day 139. To read more about this awesome project click here
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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Day 138 // Making Art Every day in 2017

I didn't even know these things still existed. 

oil on paper

The art (the best part) is part of my making art everyday project and this is day 138. To read more about this awesome project click here
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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Portland Monthly 6th Annual Country Brunch

What are you doing this weekend? Well on most weekends, I brunch. This weekend the 6th Annual Portland Monthly Country Brunch is happening. It features a delicious Bloody Mary Smackdown and of course Portland's best brunch. The late morning event takes places on a gorgeous Portland farm.

Ummm.. What more could you want on a Saturday? Obviously I am going and hope to see you there!


DETAILS:
Date: Saturday, May 20th
Time: VIP Entry – 10am | General Admission Entry – 11am
Location: Rossi Farms | 3839 NE 122nd Ave, Portland
Cost: VIP Brunch & Bloodies – $50 | General Admission – $40
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Day 137 // Making Art Every day in 2017

standing in the sun.

oil on wood

The art (the best part) is part of my making art everyday project and this is day 137. To read more about this awesome project click here
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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Day 136 // Making Art Every day in 2017

flower practice- not sure if they get any easier.

oil on paper

The art (the best part) is part of my making art everyday project and this is day 136. To read more about this awesome project click here
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Monday, May 15, 2017

Day 135 // Making Art Every day in 2017

Ring Pop... looks like I have been making a small candy series of paintings. kind of my favorite.

oil on wood


The art (the best part) is part of my making art everyday project and this is day 135. To read more about this awesome project click here
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Sunday, May 14, 2017

Day 134 // Making Art Every day in 2017

mother's day is a day for adventures.

oil on paper

The art (the best part) is part of my making art everyday project and this is day 134. To read more about this awesome project click here
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Saturday, May 13, 2017

Day 133 // Making Art Every day in 2017



cleaning out the garage and found some old tapes!. Maybe some New Kids on the Block?  

oil on paper

The art (the best part) is part of my making art everyday project and this is day 133. To read more about this awesome project click here
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Friday, May 12, 2017

Day 132 // Making Art Every day in 2017

Happy Friday. magic hands.

oil on paper

The art (the best part) is part of my making art everyday project and this is day 132. To read more about this awesome project click here
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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Day 131 // Making Art Every day in 2017

wine seems like always a good idea.

oil on wood.

The art (the best part) is part of my making art everyday project and this is day 131. To read more about this awesome project click here
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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Day 130 // Making Art Every day in 2017

caught the dawn this morning. 10 minute sketch. no thinking just painting.

oil on paper

The art (the best part) is part of my making art everyday project and this is day 130. To read more about this awesome project click here
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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Day 129 // Making Art Every day in 2017



days like this
oil on paper

The art (the best part) is part of my making art everyday project and this is day 129. To read more about this awesome project click here
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Monday, May 8, 2017

Day 128 // Making Art Every day in 2017

tootsie pop!

oil on paper

The art (the best part) is part of my making art everyday project and this is day 128. To read more about this awesome project click here
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Sunday, May 7, 2017

Day 127 // Making Art Every day in 2017

“I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.” 
― Marilyn Monroe

oil on paper

The art (the best part) is part of my making art everyday project and this is day 127. To read more about this awesome project click here
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Saturday, May 6, 2017

Day 126 // Making Art Every Day in 2017

feeling grateful for the day.

oil on paper

The art (the best part) is part of my making art everyday project and this is day 125. To read more about this awesome project click here
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Friday, May 5, 2017

Day 125 // Making Art Every day in 2017

dreaming of flying whales last night

oil on paper

The art (the best part) is part of my making art everyday project and this is day 125. To read more about this awesome project click here
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Thursday, May 4, 2017

Day 124 // Making Art Every day in 2017

focusing on using less time and less strokes. more deliberate paint. foxes at play. 10 minute sketch.


oil on paper

The art (the best part) is part of my making art everyday project and this is day 122. To read more about this awesome project click here
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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Day 123 // Making Art Every day in 2017

oh that clock

oil on paper


The art (the best part) is part of my making art everyday project and this is day 122. To read more about this awesome project click here
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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Day 122 // Making Art Every day in 2017

sometimes I feel like I am always caught in this big race, and I just want to take a moment to stand still

oil on paper

The art (the best part) is part of my making art everyday project and this is day 121. To read more about this awesome project click here
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Monday, May 1, 2017

Artful Blogging - Visually Inspiring Online Journals Summer Issue.



I am so thrilled to announce that I am in the Summer Issue for Artful Blogging. It is a true honor and have been reading this magazine for a long time. In fact before I really started blogging, I would just pick up the magazine to be inspired by the different approaches to art and blogging.


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Day 121 // Making Art Every day in 2017

Ready to take on the week! and  quick floral warm up this morning.

oil on paper

The art (the best part) is part of my making art everyday project and this is day 121. To read more about this awesome project click here
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