Category Archives: Exercises

Not Quite What I Intended

First…where have I been? Life has been crazy busy over the last few weeks with trips to visit my sister, doctor and dentist appointments, family events, and a multitude of other activities that have kept us on the go. This

Not Quite What I Intended

First…where have I been? Life has been crazy busy over the last few weeks with trips to visit my sister, doctor and dentist appointments, family events, and a multitude of other activities that have kept us on the go. This

Starting Points

I’m approaching my paintings now in an experimental vein…and it’s proving to be interesting.

Starting Points

I’m approaching my paintings now in an experimental vein…and it’s proving to be interesting.

Art with Attitude

So much of art is attitude, I’ve learned, and unfortunately at times my attitude isn’t the best. That was how I felt on Wednesday morning as I sat down with my drawing pad and my art books. It was time

Art with Attitude

So much of art is attitude, I’ve learned, and unfortunately at times my attitude isn’t the best. That was how I felt on Wednesday morning as I sat down with my drawing pad and my art books. It was time

A Wise Old Owl Once Told Me

A good way to improve drawing skills is by drawing upside down.

A Wise Old Owl Once Told Me

A good way to improve drawing skills is by drawing upside down.

Just Another Autumn Painting

I have to admit, I didn’t have a strong, specific intention for this painting. It was simply another autumn painting, another opportunity to work with a palette of warm colors, another chance to practice painting a familiar wooded scene.

Just Another Autumn Painting

I have to admit, I didn’t have a strong, specific intention for this painting. It was simply another autumn painting, another opportunity to work with a palette of warm colors, another chance to practice painting a familiar wooded scene.

How Many Times Can One Canvas Be Painted?

This painting isn’t one I take too seriously, and I have to smile each time I look at it. This particular canvas, you see, has had quite an interesting history.

How Many Times Can One Canvas Be Painted?

This painting isn’t one I take too seriously, and I have to smile each time I look at it. This particular canvas, you see, has had quite an interesting history.

Fire in the Forest

For me, impressionist painting means following what I feel, going wherever the painting takes me.

Fire in the Forest

For me, impressionist painting means following what I feel, going wherever the painting takes me.