Category Archives: Holidays

Best Wishes for an Artful New Year

Becoming an artist has certainly made Christmas shopping much easier for my family and friends. Everyone knows what I want most — art supplies. I’m happy to say that I received many thoughtful gifts and gift cards that I’ll enjoy

Best Wishes for an Artful New Year

Becoming an artist has certainly made Christmas shopping much easier for my family and friends. Everyone knows what I want most — art supplies. I’m happy to say that I received many thoughtful gifts and gift cards that I’ll enjoy

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays to All!

‘Tis the Season

…it’s no work of art, but for me, this holiday card was a little victory.

‘Tis the Season

…it’s no work of art, but for me, this holiday card was a little victory.

Happy Thanksgiving

Just a quick little post to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving. It is, of course, an American holiday that isn’t celebrated in other countries, although I’d like to think we can be thankful for our blessings every day of the

Happy Thanksgiving

Just a quick little post to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving. It is, of course, an American holiday that isn’t celebrated in other countries, although I’d like to think we can be thankful for our blessings every day of the

Happy Halloween

I saved one Inktober prompt for today. It’s the gift prompt. When that prompt appeared, I spent a morning making Halloween silhouette drawings as gifts for the grandkids. Here’s one: The colors are actually a little brighter than you see from the

Happy Halloween

I saved one Inktober prompt for today. It’s the gift prompt. When that prompt appeared, I spent a morning making Halloween silhouette drawings as gifts for the grandkids. Here’s one: The colors are actually a little brighter than you see from the

How to Make a Monster

Once again I’m interrupting the daily Inktober drawings — not to share any big announcements, but to give others the opportunity to have fun making a few monsters. I was browsing around a bit and came up with How to Draw

How to Make a Monster

Once again I’m interrupting the daily Inktober drawings — not to share any big announcements, but to give others the opportunity to have fun making a few monsters. I was browsing around a bit and came up with How to Draw

The Allure of Darkness

I’ve been reading about Gothic art — not the historical sort, but the more modern-day concept that many artists have embraced. I’ll admit that I don’t understand a lot of it, but I’m old, and no doubt a bit old-fashioned in my

The Allure of Darkness

I’ve been reading about Gothic art — not the historical sort, but the more modern-day concept that many artists have embraced. I’ll admit that I don’t understand a lot of it, but I’m old, and no doubt a bit old-fashioned in my