Frida’s Garden

It’s cold here in the Midwest. Today the temperatures are well below freezing with even colder wind chill factors. It’s not a good day for being outside. One way we have of dealing with winter, though, is to think ahead to

Frida’s Garden

It’s cold here in the Midwest. Today the temperatures are well below freezing with even colder wind chill factors. It’s not a good day for being outside. One way we have of dealing with winter, though, is to think ahead to

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

It’s Actually a Camel

Now, to you, this painting might look like a peaceful winter scene, but it’s not. It’s actually a camel.

It’s Actually a Camel

Now, to you, this painting might look like a peaceful winter scene, but it’s not. It’s actually a camel.

Another Milestone

And to think… it all began with a colored pencil drawing of a bowl of apples.

Another Milestone

And to think… it all began with a colored pencil drawing of a bowl of apples.

Look! Up in the Sky!

I’d love to hear from oil painters who can give me a bit of advice. How do you create those very fine lines in your paintings? What size brushes do you use? What tricks, tips, or techniques can you share to help me improve?

Look! Up in the Sky!

I’d love to hear from oil painters who can give me a bit of advice. How do you create those very fine lines in your paintings? What size brushes do you use? What tricks, tips, or techniques can you share to help me improve?