Painting Archives - The Magic Onions

Summer Days

Our last month of summer is going by so fast.  We’ve been letting the days languish, enjoying little chores around the house, getting to those things we’ve been meaning to get to. Kitty spent a day ‘mending’ her horses. She has collected quite a few over the years. We call it her ‘garage sale luck’If you want to read more…click here

Portraits of Life in the Sunny House

A few mornings ago, I found Teddy sitting on the comfy couch in my room, playing “Kind Hearts in the Garden” on his recorder. The morning sun was streaming in through the window and kissing him. His shadow danced and played on the wall behind him. It looked and sounded so beautiful and touched myIf you want to read more…click here

For the Love of Art

Sometimes it’s hard to believe that my little girl is already 11. And other times, like this, it’s hard to believe that she’s ONLY 11. I marvel in awe as I watch her artistic talent and skill unfold. She is devoted to her art. She draws and paints at every opportunity… for hours and hours.If you want to read more…click here

Hot Summer Days

Summer seems to be going by so fast. Kitty’s been painting. She loves the softness of watercolors. She painted the bison for her granny but I am having a hard time letting her post it off to Australia. It’s a memory from our Yellowstone trip last summer and I so want to frame it forIf you want to read more…click here

All in a Day

Some precious moments to remember. Kitty painting in the morning sunshine, and swinging, admiring her gorgeous paints, horses on the beach, Teddy’s car that almost got lost, home for a wonderful outside shower to wash off all the sand… I hope you are having a wonderful Sunday, Blessings and magic, Donni  

Watercolor Painted Easter Eggs

Today, we painted some eggs with watercolor paints.Here is a tutorial of how we blow out our eggs for Easter crafting. How pretty our eggs became. Such gentle and pastel colors. To keep our eggs steady for painting, Kitty had a marvelous idea to use playdough we had in the fridge as a base. HappyIf you want to read more…click here