My first gesture drawings — done in May 2016 — were a lot of fun. They were also (in my … More
I’m having fun this morning. It’s Saturday as I write this, and Saturday is definitely play time in the studio. … More
It’s not uncommon to feel a bit of a creative let-down following all the excitement of the holidays. For the … More
You’ll be seeing a lot of fluid art over the next few weeks, specifically acrylic pouring. To date, I have yet … More
My husband is an advocate for fun. “If it’s not fun, don’t do it,” he tells me often. To say … More
I sometimes go through times when I don’t feel I’m learning, growing, or improving as an artist. At other times, … More
At this point in my art journey, I’m all about learning. I think I’ve developed a few basic skills after … More
During all the Inktober fun, I spent the better part of one day having a very grown-up play date with … More
Last October, fellow blogger inknpaper85046788 posted a review of Awakening Your Creative Soul. The book is a “52 Week Journey to Artistic … More
I’m approaching my paintings now in an experimental vein…and it’s proving to be interesting.
In many ways, my Garden Fantasy is my impression of impressionist art. I can see leaves and flowers, and I can imagine many things when I see this painting. I can feel different things, too.
Anyone who was around in the late 1950’s and early 1960’s is very familiar with Alfred E. Neuman of Mad Magazine … More
Recently in one of the online art groups I’m in, someone posted one of “those” posts…the ones we’re really not … More
Granny got out her Grumbacher watercolors, her Sakura “Koi” watercolor set, lots of paintbrushes, and big sheets of watercolor paper.
I do feel it’s important for me to keep painting, even when my heart might not be in it. I still need practice, and even though I might start off uninspired, I know inspiration is most apt to come while I’m at my easel, not away from it.
Usually when I’m learning a new medium, I take a slow but steady approach, doing my best to get the … More
Yesterday was my “fun day” for art. I played with lots of little watercolor “tricks” which I’ll share from time … More
I had fun this morning making a little April Fool’s Day greeting…at least until my husband asked, “Why would you … More
I had to laugh when I read my horoscope for today…after I’d finished a painting project. Here’s what the stars … More