Posts Tagged: imagination

The Geishas – Art and Imagination

Every year I choose a single word to guide me. For 2020, that word is IMAGINATION, and with my renewed interest in watercolors, no word could be more perfect. Watercolor naturally lends itself to imagination. Much like Rorschach inkblots, a

The Geishas – Art and Imagination

Every year I choose a single word to guide me. For 2020, that word is IMAGINATION, and with my renewed interest in watercolors, no word could be more perfect. Watercolor naturally lends itself to imagination. Much like Rorschach inkblots, a

In Search of Meaning

I’m sure you’re wondering what you’re looking at here. To be frank about it, so am I. For now, I’ve taken to calling it een schilderij zoekt betekenis — that is, a painting in search of meaning. It’s akin to a

In Search of Meaning

I’m sure you’re wondering what you’re looking at here. To be frank about it, so am I. For now, I’ve taken to calling it een schilderij zoekt betekenis — that is, a painting in search of meaning. It’s akin to a

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

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

My Study in Scarlet

I love it when things converge around me. Call it coincidence, call it synchronicity, call it whatever you like. A good friend of mine used to say “The cosmos is revolving,” in such moments, and I rather like that thought.

My Study in Scarlet

I love it when things converge around me. Call it coincidence, call it synchronicity, call it whatever you like. A good friend of mine used to say “The cosmos is revolving,” in such moments, and I rather like that thought.

Seascape Fantasy

This particular canvas panel has been many things in its short life.

Seascape Fantasy

This particular canvas panel has been many things in its short life.

Woodland Strolls

Yesterday, I challenged myself to create another woodland scene  — and to do it in a small-scale format. It was the first time I’ve tried painting on a 5 x 7 inch panel, and it was a challenge, indeed.

Woodland Strolls

Yesterday, I challenged myself to create another woodland scene  — and to do it in a small-scale format. It was the first time I’ve tried painting on a 5 x 7 inch panel, and it was a challenge, indeed.

Twilight Frost at the Old Creek

Being “an artist” involves much more than learning how to apply a medium to a support/surface. It requires a certain sort of vision, an ability to use one’s imagination, and a creative spirit.

Twilight Frost at the Old Creek

Being “an artist” involves much more than learning how to apply a medium to a support/surface. It requires a certain sort of vision, an ability to use one’s imagination, and a creative spirit.

A Flight of Fancy

According to the Merriam Webster Idioms Dictionary, the term “flight of fancy” has been used since the 1600s. It means, of course, an unrealistic idea or fantastic notion, a pipe dream, or very impractical idea. The flight is one of

A Flight of Fancy

According to the Merriam Webster Idioms Dictionary, the term “flight of fancy” has been used since the 1600s. It means, of course, an unrealistic idea or fantastic notion, a pipe dream, or very impractical idea. The flight is one of

The Sky’s the Limit

One of the first artists I met online after starting this art blog was Jade Sutton. She’s creative, she’s imaginative, and she’s very inspiring. You may already be following her blog — Jade Sutton Art — and if you’re not,

The Sky’s the Limit

One of the first artists I met online after starting this art blog was Jade Sutton. She’s creative, she’s imaginative, and she’s very inspiring. You may already be following her blog — Jade Sutton Art — and if you’re not,