Five Things

What five things do I consider essential for creating art?

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Five Things

What five things do I consider essential for creating art?

Outside the Lines

Painting outdoors appeals to me in many ways. I love nature, I enjoy hiking, and I’m probably at my happiest when I’m in a woodland setting or at the water’s edge. So, why haven’t I done more plein air painting? Good question.

Outside the Lines

Painting outdoors appeals to me in many ways. I love nature, I enjoy hiking, and I’m probably at my happiest when I’m in a woodland setting or at the water’s edge. So, why haven’t I done more plein air painting? Good question.

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.

Rockin’ It This Mornin’

I’m excited now to paint more rocks… big rocks, little rocks…

Rockin’ It This Mornin’

I’m excited now to paint more rocks… big rocks, little rocks…

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.

Practice Makes…Progress

As I’ve been working my way through lots of ups and downs with my oil painting, I’ve been going back and fixing up a few paintings.

Practice Makes…Progress

As I’ve been working my way through lots of ups and downs with my oil painting, I’ve been going back and fixing up a few paintings.

Way Out of My Comfort Zone

It’s taken me two years to get brave enough to try this first “people painting.”

Way Out of My Comfort Zone

It’s taken me two years to get brave enough to try this first “people painting.”