Author Archives: Misty

2014 Week 23 of Making Something Every Day

Day 156: Cleaned off my art table only to wreck it again.

— Misty Granade (@mistyg) July 13, 2014

Day 157: There isn't enough room in your mind for both worry and faith. You must decide which one will live there.

— Misty Granade (@mistyg) July 14, 2014

Day 158: @Obajoo & I put wings & drew [...]


2014 Weeks 21 & 22 of Making Something Every Day

The past two weeks have been a lot of travel and a good deal of sadness. And laughter. And joy at reconnecting with family. My maternal grandmother passed away, leaving me at 41, with no living grandparents. While I didn’t have much contact with any of my grandparents once I left for college, they filled [...]


Week 20 of Making Something Every Day

Day 135: Pacific, 12×12.” For Sale: $50.

My feelings for this piece waxed and waned a lot while I worked on it. At one point I had it in a place I loved and then I took several days off for reasons I can’t remember now and I lost momentum. I ended on a high [...]


Week 19 of Making Something Everyday

Day 127: Finished piece. Faith, 8×10.

Day 128: Hey, @Obajoo is this what you are calling my gray (& blue) period?

Day 129: Chevrons.

Day 130: more paint…more paper.

Day 132: it’s coming together nicely.

Day 133: 2.5 years making these tags for thewaterglass.orgĀ  towels, this is the first batch without mistakes.

Day 134: I think I’m gonna call this one [...]


Some Thoughts During Year 2 of Making Something Every Day

So I’m six months into Year 2 of Making Something Every Day. I’ve missed a few more days this year already than I did last year. I felt the pressure of not letting up last year. Not slowing down for any reason for fear of losing momentum. I’m much more laid back about it this [...]


Week 18 of Making Something Every Day

Day 120: Everything is glued down. Getting close to being finished with this one. “And Indeed There Will Be Time”

Day 121: Rushed back home from ATL to put the finishing touches on this painting, I think.

Day 122: Postcard palate cleanser.

Day 123: 8×10″ new canvas.

Day 124: looking at collage pieces and adding [...]


2014 Weeks 16 & 17 of Making Something Every Day

Day 106: another close up of commissioned piece in working on.

Day 107: You can always tell when my mom comes to town because we make stuff like this.

Day 108: Proud to be putting this piece in the mail for @duchess to give to her cousin! I hope they love it!!

Day 109: Gelli [...]


2014 Weeks 14 & 15 of Making Something Every Day

Day 92: Have declared myself grade A crafting goddess now that my mom-in-law has taught me knitting.

Day 93: Finished!

Day 94: Practicing my knitting while watching the weather move through.

Day 95: never had to use clothes pins in a crochet project before.

Day 96: work in progress and a glimpse of the many, [...]


2014 Weeks 12 & 13 of Making Something Every Day

Day 78: Coping with ALL THE ANGSTY FEELS today so slinging paint seemed like a fine idea.

Day 79: Another chance to play name that art.

Day 80: Some fish in progress on a 12×16′ canvas.

Day 81: Made a bit of progress on the fish.

Day 82: I might be done with this one. [...]


2014 Weeks 10 & 11 of Making Something Every Day

Day 64: 12×12″ collage painting I’ve been working on this week. I think I’m calling it ‘No Words.’

Day 65: In progress 8×10″ canvases.

Day 66: Working on Captain USA.

Day 67: 8×10″ – Have an idea for what to call it but I’m entertaining suggestions if you’d like to contribute.

FYI: It got called [...]