I’m having an ugly day in the art studio. I wasn’t planning to make bad art, today, but sometimes it … More
On Christmas Day, my husband and I drove to St. Joseph, Missouri to spend a little time with my sister. … More
We’ve all heard about Murphy’s Law — the one that says that if anything can go wrong, it will, and that’s about … More
Yesterday morning I was feeling fairly satisfied with my painting progress. I’d added the finishing touches to one picture, and … More
Whenever we set about learning a new skill, we tend to focus on what we should do. With oil painting, … More
I started mentally listing all the mistakes I had made in this painting, and even though I considered grabbing my trusty rag and wiping it all away, I just wasn’t up to it. I’d been working on this painting for several days, and emotionally I didn’t want to see all that effort literally “wiped out”.
I really loved this painting…until the giant tree happened.
I was quite excited on Friday when my husband and I drove into Kansas City. It’s about an hour’s drive, … More
Usually when I’m learning a new medium, I take a slow but steady approach, doing my best to get the … More
No, no, this isn’t another post about feet. I’m sure we all saw enough of those yesterday. This post is … More