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Another piece of artwork I created on my tablet…



I’ve been working on my “digital art” skills again on my art tablet…. This is a “mixed media” of watercolor, airbrush, marker and pencil. I feel that it is inspired from some of the fantasy Japanese art that I have seen….. Creating art digitally without an actual pencil – and just using a bigger stylus with a thin plastic tip is definitely a different experience….

I then took the original and made it into somewhat abstract art too…. I realize I have a way to go yet – but I am learning to work more with “digital media…”

Poetry Art: Twisted Apart

Posted: October 15, 2017 in Artwork, Dark Poetry
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Read this poem and others like it in Ariana’s collection, “Twisted Paths of Poetry.”

Available on Amazon….





I am going to start posting my handmade jewelry on my blog for anyone who is interested. Aside from writing , drawing and digital painting, I  also like to make handmade jewelry.

If anyone is interested in purchasing, I will take offers.


Handmade black hemp and chain bracelet with glass beads and turquoise charm.



Lovely Autumn Day at Tabor Park in Sullivan, Illinois…. A day of coloring and doodling in the park surrounded by nature.


partially completed….Stained glass coloring book and partially finished doodle:) Relaxing!

I am creating a YouTube Channel. For anyone who is interested, I will be creating poetry videos featuring me reading my poetry mixed with background music and videography. I also will put together slideshows showcasing my photography and artwork.

If you would like to see my work “come alive,” check out my youtube channel and feel free to subscribe at:

and then check out my poetry video, “Bring Back the Night.” 


Another sunset photograph transformed into a piece of dark art….