Welcome to TWELVTY

a year full of color

This blog is the home of my most colorful project to date: TWELVTY

TWELVTY is a year long exploration of color.

Launching in its 4th incarnation in January 2020, this is a trip around the color wheel, one color each month.

Every month this year I’m making a series of mixed media pieces in just one color, so at the end of the year I can combine them into one big multicolored work. *Watch this space!!

I’m sharing my process throughout this adventure here in this blog. This is the story so far:

Episode 1: Yellow

Episode 2: Yellow-Green

Episode 3: Green

Episode 4: Blue-Green

Episode 5: Blue

Episode 6: Violet-Blue

Episode 7: Violet & Purple

Episode 8: Red-Violet

Episode 9: Red

Episode 10: Orange-Red

Episode 11: Orange

Episode 12: Orange-Yellow

I’d love for you to join me!

TWELVTY is open to everyone, and better yet, it’s free! Make your own self paced 12 color project. Sign up for my newsletter to find out more and get your free TWELVTY guide ebook full of ideas to get started.

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Some Previous Twelvty Projects

In 2017 I spent a year recycling this world atlas into an art journal. Beginning with yellow I added a few pages each month using one color of the color wheel.

In 2018, inspired by the overstuffed pages of the previous year’s art journal, I made these two mixed media art journal/3d color wheel things.