My New Blogs

miathriver avatar2Hello all my followers. I have divided my blog posts out to several different blogs based on posting topics. It did not seem right to have a blog post about Homeschooling one day and then the next day have a blog post about being a Survivor of Abuse all on the same blog. Continue reading


Butterfly Splash – Adult Coloring Page for sale on Etsy

Butterfly Splash Display smBuy-Now-Etsy-300x194Butterfly Splash, Adult Coloring Page – A highly detailed doodle page, ready for you to fill it with splashes of color. The butterfly in the center is surrounded by swirls, hearts, dots and other fun details. What will your Butterfly Splash look like? Continue reading

Kawaii Narwhal Paisleys – Adult Coloring Page For Sale on Etsy

Kawaii Narwhal Paisleys Display smKawaii Narwhal Paisleys, Adult Coloring Page – The simple happiness of a Kawaii style drawing… The nostalgia of the Narwhal whale, the unicorn of the sea… The pleasing repetitive paisley shapes… A fun and unique combination! Happy little faces, care free life of the narwhal swimming, soothing curves of the paisleys, this piece has lots to offer. Sure to bring joy, happiness, the feeling of freedom, and be calming and soothing. Enjoy! How will you color these fun little narwhals?

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Slice of Life, Adult Coloring Page for sale on Etsy

Slice of Life display sm smBuy-Now-Etsy-300x194Slice of Life, Adult Coloring Page – Repeating, overlapping circles of many types of fruits. This fruity piece reminds you of the wonderful things in life.  Little slices of life to savor and enjoy.  How are you going to color your Slice of Life? Continue reading

FREE! Adult Coloring Book Page – Fantasy Bird

WOW!! I got Amazing responses to this FREE Coloring page!! Thank you EVERYONE!

After hearing your suggestions I simplified the piece.  The more complex version is still in this post, below.  I am still not completely happy with the plume.  I might try to draw that differently in the future.

ENJOY!  Please post your coloring pages in the comments below. I would LOVE to see them!

FREE! Fantasy Bird, Simplified Coloring Page in PDF <——- CLICK here

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God’s Refining Process??

Gods Refining Process? Artwork by Jeanine A Thriver
Gods Refining Process? Artwork by Jeanine A Thriver

This is God’s Refining Process… That is what they love to say.

If this is Gods Refining Process then it is a bit like standing too close to the sun and hoping you refine before you burn up. Follow that up with tears (blue water drops), pain (red spikes) and confusion (purple squiggles), and you have a bit of an idea of what it is like.

No, I would rather feel these are the consequences of a pedophiles horrid acts combined with their great ability to lie and deceive. I can not equate God at all with the horrible things pedophiles do, and the horrible side effects. Continue reading

Artist Loft Watercolor Dual Tip Markers

Uniquely WonderfulMy husband gave me these fun water color markers as a gift. What a fun gift it is!  Coloring with water color markers is a little like making your own paint by numbers coloring pages.  I can not find the exact markers I own online. I have the basic 12 marker set, I miss the color purple and wonder why there are two yellows and two reds that are not much different.  When I order my next set of markers I think I will order these LETRASET Pastel Tones Pro Marker.  I use a water brush similar to this Pentel Arts Aquash Water Brush.  The markers and water brush combined make a well contained enjoyable watercolor experience.  Though this is rather more like using markers that can be faded and shaded, that is the main advantage of the water color markers. Continue reading