The Creative Life
I'm Rachel Fontenot Crawford, an artist, poet and surface designer who is passionate about color and pattern, poetry, the great outdoors and art history. I also love to crochet and knit, scrapbook and make handmade cards. All of which you will find on this blog! My artwork and patterns are happy, peaceful and full of color as are all the things my happy hands find to create. I'm a native of the colorful and eclectic city of New Orleans where I currently live with my wonderful hubby of 20+ years marriage. Welcome!
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- Because sometimes you just gotta make marks and scribbles on paper in RED!!! Making new papers for my 100 day cut paper pattern project. Honestly, making these is sometimes more fun than creating the collage. Maybe it’s the freedom and lack of rules that go along with just mindless, in the moment, doodling... hmmmm... I think I just had a realization! . . #letloose #letgo #getitout #igetitnow #realization #scribble #doodle #draw #makemarksdaily #markmaking #drawing #drawdaily #arteveryday #paperlove #make #create #createveryday #red #patternmaking #drawingpractice #100daysofart #drawingpatterns #patterns #repeatpattern #doodles #sketches #sketcheveryday #100dayproject #100daychallenge
Monthly Archives: April 2014
To see the traveling Sketchbook Project in real life was fantastic!!! And it was so nice to visit my sketchbook, I See Rainbows, again since I sent it off just days after I finished it. I always like to spend a good bit of … Continue reading
The Sketchbook Project is currently traveling around the US and it’s stopping in New Orleans this year and my “I See Rainbows” collaged sketchbook is on board! Here’s a delightfully fun video I created to give you a tour of my sketchbook. I filmed … Continue reading