Posts Tagged: Practice

The Art of Practice – Tip #6

Here’s today’s helpful (I hope) tip in the art of practice: Learn Ignorance Faith-based painting is very fun. Your insufficiency is the point. Fight back “knowing.” It’s invigorating and will grow your artistry. This calls to mind the old adage that

The Art of Practice – Tip #6

Here’s today’s helpful (I hope) tip in the art of practice: Learn Ignorance Faith-based painting is very fun. Your insufficiency is the point. Fight back “knowing.” It’s invigorating and will grow your artistry. This calls to mind the old adage that

Next on the Agenda

Recently, I’ve started practicing trees, and while I can do them fairly well in practice, I don’t seem able to get them the way I want when I try to include them in a landscape.

Next on the Agenda

Recently, I’ve started practicing trees, and while I can do them fairly well in practice, I don’t seem able to get them the way I want when I try to include them in a landscape.

Overcoming Weaknesses

It’s always good to know our weaknesses, and as an artist, I know mine only too well

Overcoming Weaknesses

It’s always good to know our weaknesses, and as an artist, I know mine only too well

Getting Carried Away

…after painting my first mountain range today, I had no idea what to do with the rest of the canvas, so, yep. I just kept painting more mountains.

Getting Carried Away

…after painting my first mountain range today, I had no idea what to do with the rest of the canvas, so, yep. I just kept painting more mountains.

Putting It All Together — Almost

I like practicing art in little bits and pieces. Sometimes looking at a landscape is almost overwhelming. There are so many things to see! There are skies and clouds, rivers and lakes, trees, rocks, and oh, so much more! Breaking

Putting It All Together — Almost

I like practicing art in little bits and pieces. Sometimes looking at a landscape is almost overwhelming. There are so many things to see! There are skies and clouds, rivers and lakes, trees, rocks, and oh, so much more! Breaking

Fun Facts about Faces

I was in high school art class when I first learned the “rule” that when drawing a portrait, the eyes are halfway down. That always stuck in my mind because when I heard it, my immediate thought was “No, they’re not!” It sounded

Fun Facts about Faces

I was in high school art class when I first learned the “rule” that when drawing a portrait, the eyes are halfway down. That always stuck in my mind because when I heard it, my immediate thought was “No, they’re not!” It sounded

Heavens Above

When I have a camera in hand, I love taking pictures of clouds, so it is any wonder that I would also enjoy painting them? Here’s one of my cloud photos, taken from our front porch last summer as a

Heavens Above

When I have a camera in hand, I love taking pictures of clouds, so it is any wonder that I would also enjoy painting them? Here’s one of my cloud photos, taken from our front porch last summer as a