Posts Tagged: composition

Yes, but is it Art?

Let’s talk today about abstraction. I like a lot of abstract art…to look at. I’m not so keen yet on painting it simply because it’s far more difficult than a lot of people imagine, and I haven’t yet developed enough

Yes, but is it Art?

Let’s talk today about abstraction. I like a lot of abstract art…to look at. I’m not so keen yet on painting it simply because it’s far more difficult than a lot of people imagine, and I haven’t yet developed enough

Where Do I Go From Here?

When I look back over the last year, I’m amazed to think that from someone who couldn’t draw a straight line, I’ve somehow developed into an artist with enough pencil skills to draw about anything that comes to mind…like this

Where Do I Go From Here?

When I look back over the last year, I’m amazed to think that from someone who couldn’t draw a straight line, I’ve somehow developed into an artist with enough pencil skills to draw about anything that comes to mind…like this

Abstracts and Acrylics

I have yet to complete my first “realistic” acrylic painting. I have one in progress, and I’m hoping to finish it soon. My second acrylic attempt turned into my disastrous, but somewhat charming Study in Black and White which will forever

Abstracts and Acrylics

I have yet to complete my first “realistic” acrylic painting. I have one in progress, and I’m hoping to finish it soon. My second acrylic attempt turned into my disastrous, but somewhat charming Study in Black and White which will forever

Artistic License

Recently I joked about receiving a “license to create” from Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff. I have this sticker posted on a mirror close to where I do most of my painting. It’s a great visual reminder of the joy that

Artistic License

Recently I joked about receiving a “license to create” from Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff. I have this sticker posted on a mirror close to where I do most of my painting. It’s a great visual reminder of the joy that

True Balance in Art

Lately I’ve been on an artistic frenzy. I’ve created several drawings and paintings that I consider successful, as well as a few failures, like the hideous blue monster I shared recently. Every morning I get up and tell my husband, “I’m going

True Balance in Art

Lately I’ve been on an artistic frenzy. I’ve created several drawings and paintings that I consider successful, as well as a few failures, like the hideous blue monster I shared recently. Every morning I get up and tell my husband, “I’m going