Last month on April 8, we celebrated the official holiday of “Draw-a-Bird Day“. Maybe you already know the story behind … More
“Imagination knows no bounds.” I like writing those words. I like thinking about them because I know how powerful imagination … More
Every year I choose a single word to guide me. For 2020, that word is IMAGINATION, and with my renewed … More
I’m sure you’re wondering what you’re looking at here. To be frank about it, so am I. For now, I’ve … More
At the moment I have a lot of paintings on my easel — or nearby — that are, frankly, hideous. … More
Happy New Year to everyone! Or maybe I should say “Gelukkig Nieuwjaar voor iedereen” Yes, I am learning Dutch now … More
I love it when things converge around me. Call it coincidence, call it synchronicity, call it whatever you like. A … More
This particular canvas panel has been many things in its short life.
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.
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.
According to the Merriam Webster Idioms Dictionary, the term “flight of fancy” has been used since the 1600s. It means, … More
One of the first artists I met online after starting this art blog was Jade Sutton. She’s creative, she’s imaginative, … More
I’ve always enjoyed viewing abstract art. I know, though, there are a lot of people who don’t “get it”. My … More