Posts Tagged: painting

How Loose is Too Loose?

I’m having a great time playing with watercolors. To celebrate my recent art “anniversary” I couldn’t resist gifting myself with a few beautiful new watercolors from M. Graham, including a dioxazine purple. Lately, purple seems to be one of my

How Loose is Too Loose?

I’m having a great time playing with watercolors. To celebrate my recent art “anniversary” I couldn’t resist gifting myself with a few beautiful new watercolors from M. Graham, including a dioxazine purple. Lately, purple seems to be one of my

The Devil is in the Details

I have finally finished my first “realistic” acrylic painting, although I use that word rather advisedly. Realism in acrylics has proved to be a bit of a challenge, especially when it comes down to the details. I did all right

The Devil is in the Details

I have finally finished my first “realistic” acrylic painting, although I use that word rather advisedly. Realism in acrylics has proved to be a bit of a challenge, especially when it comes down to the details. I did all right

Switched at Birth

Yes, I sometimes do joke about being “switched at birth”, but not in the way people usually use that term. And for me, the “switch” came a bit later. If you’ve been following me here and have read the post

Switched at Birth

Yes, I sometimes do joke about being “switched at birth”, but not in the way people usually use that term. And for me, the “switch” came a bit later. If you’ve been following me here and have read the post

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

“Clean Kitchen Cook”

Cooking? Isn’t this an art blog? Yes, but I’m passionate about both, and as art is now taking over my kitchen — or at least the kitchen table — the two¬†somehow seem to go hand in hand, at least around

“Clean Kitchen Cook”

Cooking? Isn’t this an art blog? Yes, but I’m passionate about both, and as art is now taking over my kitchen — or at least the kitchen table — the two¬†somehow seem to go hand in hand, at least around