Friday Live Art Dates

live painting, mixed media artist, live mixed media painting, Erin Duncan Creative

Every Friday I hop on to Instagram to host a FRIDAY LIVE ART DATE, where I invite my Insta friends into my studio for a cup of tea and some painting. This all began because I spend so much time alone in my studio, why not connect with my beautiful friends for a quick burst of […]

Bad Painting #12 : The Cabbage Flower

Erin Duncan Creative, 100 Bad Paintings, The Purple cabbage

Here we are at Bad Painting #12 !!! I may be going slow but I love what I am making 🥰 🐞🔥🌿 These garden paintings are making me soo freaking happy… the colour, the process, the characters, the plants, the dogs! Let’s start with the paint. Thick creamy, heavy body acrylic that goes on like […]

Bad Painting #10 Garden Companions

Erin Duncan Creative, 100 Bad Paintings, Garden Companions

“Garden Companions” Mixed media on canvas. I’ve used collage, acrylic paint, Sennelier Oil Pastels, Caran D’ache Watercolour Crayons, Colour Pencil and probably more things that I’ve forgotten. It is full. Maximal. Colourful yet soft. It has delightful characters and takes place in a wondrous garden. Everything I love!!! Creating people in  their own space with […]

plan the painting first!

Painting Process, Painting techniques, Acrylic paint, Erin Duncan Creative

How + Why This week I’ve been working on the latest addition to my 100 Bad Paintings project. I had a super productive painting session today and I want to share it with you because documenting what works is really useful. We can recreate these steps again in the future and have lots of excellent […]

Cut, Paste, Paint. Secrets.

Erin Duncan Creative, Bad Painting 3

Notes from my studio. I have begun keeping notes as I work in my studio. It’s a page open on my computer and as I paint/ work/ potter around, I make quick notes about my process. It’s similar to journaling my process as I go and there’s definitely something interesting about it. These are some […]

100 Bad Paintings

one hundred bad paintings, 100 bad paintings, Erin Duncan creative

I’ve created a project to help me get through the next 6 months of cancer treatment and it’s called… 100 BAD PAINTINGS! Why would I want to make one hundred bad paintings I hear you ask? Well it’s not that they are actually bad. In fact I think they are quite beautiful so far! The […]