Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Exploring New Realms

At the moment I have a lot of paintings on my easel — or nearby — that are, frankly, hideous. They’re mostly painting exercises I’ve been doing to learn more about colors. I have one monstrosity (which I won’t show

Exploring New Realms

At the moment I have a lot of paintings on my easel — or nearby — that are, frankly, hideous. They’re mostly painting exercises I’ve been doing to learn more about colors. I have one monstrosity (which I won’t show

If It’s Not Fun…

I hear these words from my husband over and over. Each morning as he prepares to leave for work, we talk a bit about our plans for the day. This is when he reminds me that “if it’s not fun,

If It’s Not Fun…

I hear these words from my husband over and over. Each morning as he prepares to leave for work, we talk a bit about our plans for the day. This is when he reminds me that “if it’s not fun,

It Could Actually Be a Lot Worse

I’ve been playing with my left-over paints again, and I just had to see what I could do with that self-portrait image I shared yesterday. Could I paint a very simplified version of my face? I mean, seriously… not just

It Could Actually Be a Lot Worse

I’ve been playing with my left-over paints again, and I just had to see what I could do with that self-portrait image I shared yesterday. Could I paint a very simplified version of my face? I mean, seriously… not just

Images – A Digital Project

When I read about Carla Gannis and her “selfie project” — Artist magazine, March 2019 — I was fascinated by the idea of capturing something of myself in an on-going fashion, a sort of visual reminder of who I am. You might

Images – A Digital Project

When I read about Carla Gannis and her “selfie project” — Artist magazine, March 2019 — I was fascinated by the idea of capturing something of myself in an on-going fashion, a sort of visual reminder of who I am. You might

Something New for Ink Lovers

Remember Inktober? I certainly enjoyed playing around with inks and pens — dip pens excluded, thank you very much — during the entire month of October. Once the month ended, though, I soon put my inks and pens away, and

Something New for Ink Lovers

Remember Inktober? I certainly enjoyed playing around with inks and pens — dip pens excluded, thank you very much — during the entire month of October. Once the month ended, though, I soon put my inks and pens away, and

A Few New Do’s and Don’t’s

How, precisely, does one spell “don’t’s”? I don’t know, but I’m not going to worry about it. See? My new attitude is kicking in, and if I make a few mistakes here and there, the world isn’t going to come

A Few New Do’s and Don’t’s

How, precisely, does one spell “don’t’s”? I don’t know, but I’m not going to worry about it. See? My new attitude is kicking in, and if I make a few mistakes here and there, the world isn’t going to come

Imagination

Happy New Year to everyone! Or maybe I should say “Gelukkig Nieuwjaar voor iedereen” Yes, I am learning Dutch now and having quite a fun time with it. My “holiday hiatus” is now over, I’ll be getting back to my

Imagination

Happy New Year to everyone! Or maybe I should say “Gelukkig Nieuwjaar voor iedereen” Yes, I am learning Dutch now and having quite a fun time with it. My “holiday hiatus” is now over, I’ll be getting back to my