Category Archives: Art by Judith

Some Things are Better Left Undone

I know I’m not the only one who tends to “overwork” paintings. Whether it’s in watercolor or oil, I’m constantly tweaking things when I should put down the brush and leave well enough alone. I’ve ruined countless paintings that way.

Some Things are Better Left Undone

I know I’m not the only one who tends to “overwork” paintings. Whether it’s in watercolor or oil, I’m constantly tweaking things when I should put down the brush and leave well enough alone. I’ve ruined countless paintings that way.

The Creative Spirit

Creativity is a subject that is near and dear to my heart. I suppose I’ve always been a creative individual, although at times I’ve doubted it. I recall the “creativity tests” that were popular back in the late 60’s and

The Creative Spirit

Creativity is a subject that is near and dear to my heart. I suppose I’ve always been a creative individual, although at times I’ve doubted it. I recall the “creativity tests” that were popular back in the late 60’s and

The Birds!

This little fellow is late to the “Draw-a-Bird” party this month, so he’ll be flapping his wings like crazy to catch up with the rest of the flock. I’ll be doing the same — playing catch-up on my Inktober prompts.

The Birds!

This little fellow is late to the “Draw-a-Bird” party this month, so he’ll be flapping his wings like crazy to catch up with the rest of the flock. I’ll be doing the same — playing catch-up on my Inktober prompts.

A Pleasant Rut :)

Do you ever find yourself “stuck in a rut” when it comes to your artwork? Doing the same thing, the same way…over and over again. I recently got into a rut, but it was actually quite a pleasant one. It

A Pleasant Rut :)

Do you ever find yourself “stuck in a rut” when it comes to your artwork? Doing the same thing, the same way…over and over again. I recently got into a rut, but it was actually quite a pleasant one. It

Bits and Pieces

Although I don’t like the finished painting, I do see a lot about it that gives me hope for my future as an artist. As you know, I’m still trying to figure out who I am and who I want to be, and I think there’s a lot of me in this painting.

Bits and Pieces

Although I don’t like the finished painting, I do see a lot about it that gives me hope for my future as an artist. As you know, I’m still trying to figure out who I am and who I want to be, and I think there’s a lot of me in this painting.

An Artist’s Dilemma

In many ways, the painting does reflect who I am as an artist, and I like that. At the same time, I want to explore so many other colors and ideas.

An Artist’s Dilemma

In many ways, the painting does reflect who I am as an artist, and I like that. At the same time, I want to explore so many other colors and ideas.

Die, Mr. Partridge, Die!

I did my best to work around the still visible contours of the partridge body, and finally — after many hours of frustration — came away with a scene that accomplished my purposes.

Die, Mr. Partridge, Die!

I did my best to work around the still visible contours of the partridge body, and finally — after many hours of frustration — came away with a scene that accomplished my purposes.