Category Archives: Art Studio

The Art of Practice – Tip #10

I’m not at all sure I agree with today’s tip — the last in The Art of Practice. For what it’s worth, here it is: Let Inventory Be Your Teacher The more you paint, the luckier you’ll become. Small is best.

The Art of Practice – Tip #10

I’m not at all sure I agree with today’s tip — the last in The Art of Practice. For what it’s worth, here it is: Let Inventory Be Your Teacher The more you paint, the luckier you’ll become. Small is best.

Open Studio

On Saturday, I attended my first open studio event sponsored by our Tri-County Art League. These events are held in a spacious meeting room with all the facilities a group could want — lots of tables and chairs, lots of room,

Open Studio

On Saturday, I attended my first open studio event sponsored by our Tri-County Art League. These events are held in a spacious meeting room with all the facilities a group could want — lots of tables and chairs, lots of room,

The Art of Practice – Tip #1

Recently while working on a few graphite drawing exercises, I came across a sheet of practice instructions I’d never seen before. I might have picked it up at one of our art club meetings as part of the evening’s hand-outs, or

The Art of Practice – Tip #1

Recently while working on a few graphite drawing exercises, I came across a sheet of practice instructions I’d never seen before. I might have picked it up at one of our art club meetings as part of the evening’s hand-outs, or

Easy…Like Sunday Morning

I’ve done a bit more work on the painting I started yesterday morning. I’ve been learning so much lately, and all the long days of art studies and dutiful practice are finally beginning to pay off, I think. I can

Easy…Like Sunday Morning

I’ve done a bit more work on the painting I started yesterday morning. I’ve been learning so much lately, and all the long days of art studies and dutiful practice are finally beginning to pay off, I think. I can

Madox Paints a Mountain

Granny got out her Grumbacher watercolors, her Sakura “Koi” watercolor set, lots of paintbrushes, and big sheets of watercolor paper.

Madox Paints a Mountain

Granny got out her Grumbacher watercolors, her Sakura “Koi” watercolor set, lots of paintbrushes, and big sheets of watercolor paper.

Playing Favorites

I think, at this point, it goes without saying that I’ve figured out what medium I most enjoy. While I still like charcoal and graphite, oil painting has become my favorite form of artistic expression.

Playing Favorites

I think, at this point, it goes without saying that I’ve figured out what medium I most enjoy. While I still like charcoal and graphite, oil painting has become my favorite form of artistic expression.

I Must Be a Real Artist Now

I may not be a great artist, but I’m loving what I’m doing.

I Must Be a Real Artist Now

I may not be a great artist, but I’m loving what I’m doing.