HappyArt News –  New Products and Updates!

HappyArt News – New Products and Updates!

HappyArt News Today’s HappyArt news offers a recap of what I’ve been up to artistically! Check it. Let me know what you think! Comment here, oor on any of my social media accounts. Drawings Recently I’ve been drawing and writing a whole bunch....
Signs From Horses: Can’t Stand It

Signs From Horses: Can’t Stand It

Young Green Grass and Horses About 10 days ago, I let my two horses out onto the brand new lush grass the summer rains have brought us here in Guanajuato, Mexico. They have been living on a diet of hay since last year’s dry season took hold of the landscape,...
Sketch A Day 2017 Number 1

Sketch A Day 2017 Number 1

For the foreseeable future,HappyArt artist, Marti McGinnis is dedicating herself to creating a sketch a day. This one took less than five minutes, there will be a full range of results as McGinnis explores different drawing media. Number one: “The Pink...
A Drawing A Day for Happyart – January

A Drawing A Day for Happyart – January

For the year of 2017 I will be attempting to make at least one drawing a day and post on my Facebook Page and Instagram account. Then at the end of each month I’ll post a synopsis of the month’s drawings like I have done below. This will help keep me on...
A Whale of a Great Time!

A Whale of a Great Time!

When I take a vacation, I like to vacate my normal routine. When we lived in rural Kentucky, for example, Mike and I would hightail back into the city. When we lived in the city we’d hightail it to the woods. So now that we live in the semi-arid countryside San...
The Mexican Country Circus

The Mexican Country Circus

Espectacular Something was happening on the other side of town, 0ver by the stone court that’s used as a soccer field in our little village that’s sprinkled on the side of a collapsed volcano. So Mikey and I did what raw curiosity had us do, got in the...
Birds and Butterflies

Birds and Butterflies

I am amazed at migration cycles of birds, especially the tiny hummingbirds who fly from central Mexico all the way up into North America. But what pretty much gives new meanings to how I think about life are the migratory journeys of Monarch Butterflies. They fly from...
Downloadable Coloring Page

Downloadable Coloring Page

Seems like everyone is coloring these days and that’s a great thing! It’s meditative and fun. I have created two such coloring books for grown ups and kids alike and both are available on amazon.com. Volume 1 click here. Volume 2 click here. In the...
Hope Floats in a Little Red Boat

Hope Floats in a Little Red Boat

You wouldn’t think that in the high arid plains of Mexico’s interior that you’d be able to have much opportunity to kayak, but in San Miguel de Allende you can! Thanks to the Amigos de la Presa (Friends of the Reservoir) you can join small parties on...
The Magic of the Monarch

The Magic of the Monarch

A Little Butterfly Background Early last spring I took a trip to see where the Monarch butterflies spend their winters in the pine forest highlands of central Mexico. It was a magical experience to witness many millions of these beautiful creatures swaying together in...