Nocturnes

Next Monday evening is our Fine Arts Association meeting, and I’ll be in attendance. I enjoy the monthly meetings although I have to admit to feeling very intimidated by all the artistic talent in the room. At our February meeting

Nocturnes

Next Monday evening is our Fine Arts Association meeting, and I’ll be in attendance. I enjoy the monthly meetings although I have to admit to feeling very intimidated by all the artistic talent in the room. At our February meeting

Finding My Way

Happy New Year to all my “Artistcoveries” friends. I hope this year brings you many opportunities to express yourself creatively — through drawing, painting, writing, music, and other art forms you enjoy. I’ve started my New Year off this morning

Finding My Way

Happy New Year to all my “Artistcoveries” friends. I hope this year brings you many opportunities to express yourself creatively — through drawing, painting, writing, music, and other art forms you enjoy. I’ve started my New Year off this morning

A Momentous Occasion

I’ve been hanged! Or hung. Or whatever the proper terminology is. My artwork — such as it is — is now on public display at the Harrisonville branch of the Cass County Library. This is where our regional fine arts

A Momentous Occasion

I’ve been hanged! Or hung. Or whatever the proper terminology is. My artwork — such as it is — is now on public display at the Harrisonville branch of the Cass County Library. This is where our regional fine arts

Just Look at that Onion!

Along with my lessons in re-learning to draw, I’m following along with prompts from the Autumn Art Challenge at The Inspiration Place. When I signed up to participate, I was intending to paint each day — maybe using watercolor, maybe

Just Look at that Onion!

Along with my lessons in re-learning to draw, I’m following along with prompts from the Autumn Art Challenge at The Inspiration Place. When I signed up to participate, I was intending to paint each day — maybe using watercolor, maybe

Scribbles

I am a believer in basics. No matter how proficient we may become in a skill, it’s always helpful to go back to the basics from time to time, approaching the subject as if we knew nothing. For me, this

Scribbles

I am a believer in basics. No matter how proficient we may become in a skill, it’s always helpful to go back to the basics from time to time, approaching the subject as if we knew nothing. For me, this

I’m Glad That’s Over!

My buildings are crooked, comical, lopsided, and laughable. I’ve studied perspective, but I just can’t draw buildings. It turns out that I can’t paint buildings either.┬áBut give me credit for trying.

I’m Glad That’s Over!

My buildings are crooked, comical, lopsided, and laughable. I’ve studied perspective, but I just can’t draw buildings. It turns out that I can’t paint buildings either.┬áBut give me credit for trying.

Quick Fall Fun

Autumn is an awesome season for artists.

Quick Fall Fun

Autumn is an awesome season for artists.