Playing In Perth, the Palette Knife is the perfect choice for creativity, loosening up and relaxing fun. Workshops coming soon in August!
We all, can make Magic. One way, or in another. In some measure. It doesn’t have to be “Art” nor music, nor even in the sciences. Maybe you are one of the generous ones, the kind and thoughtful ones. Sharing your enthusiasm and your knowledge freely. That. Is a special kind of magic. People don’tContinue reading “Making Magic”
The fine art of More, with Less. Create paintings that communicate more, even while you use less brushstrokes.
Abstract expressionism is a perfect technique that connects to your creativity, boosts self confidence, self awareness, and enhances your own communication skills.
Stella Terrill Mann, “Every time we say, Let there be! in any form, something happens.” I’ve been away. Not literally, but figuratively. Taking a …. Pause. Reflecting. Many of you, readers, customers, students and friends ask with increasing frequency, “When, are you going to post again?!” “Soon, When it is Time.” Has been my response.Continue reading “Creative Art Inspirations”
Bold blue, outspoken orange. What drama and action is going on here. Every brushstroke reveals to us …. more. More depth, more energy, more movement. Brushstrokes They are a Language. Words unspoken. They’re a unique tool, we artists can use to communicative… something. Anything! Blue andContinue reading “Revealing Brushstrokes, Blue and Orange”
“We arrive totally new at the various stages of life and there we often lack experience despite the number of our years.” Francoise de La Rochefoucauld VI 1613 French writer In Stages I think his quote sums up our experience with painting, art, as well. Every time we think we attainContinue reading “Cobalt Teal Blue: Stages of Art”
Deep ultramarine and hints of violet. The explosions of light and color from stars and galaxies we will never see. Except, perhaps in our imaginations. Ways With Watercolor The magic of watercolor for me, is its ability to adhere so well to its specific pigment properties. It is obedient, reliable, consistent in theContinue reading “Splash, Spray, Create … in watercolors”
Four acrylic mixed media abstracts; all with the power of blue. Harnessed together with opposing forces of tonal values. Discover how you can effectively use these intriguing differences: high key and low key. Light and Shade Light and shade, or as I term it, Tonal Values. High Key With aContinue reading “Hints, of blue….. its ‘key’”
Texture and Color are always fun. Relaxing and exciting, at the same time. Gorgeous aquamarines with copper and gold and a deep prussian blue in the first image were beautiful to work with. The Naples Yellow, Cobalt Teal Blue and the soft neutral greys in the next two were ….. Super fun! 3 fun acrylicsContinue reading “3 Fun Textures in Acrylics”