Overlooked I think in the past, many of us brushed past things, too busy to pay attention. Too wrapped up in getting through our list, our agenda, to observe anything more. Many, perhaps, don’t generally take the time to go for a wander onto side paths to investigate….artists like JJ Hilder. But every time IContinue reading “Overlooked”
The World needs each one of us, to be an artist. To think, like an artist. Now. Ok I admit it. As an artist, I am biased. However, no-one can deny times are exceptionally unique. Many of us haven’t seen any major world changing events in our lifetimes. The coping strategies for This, may justContinue reading “Why The World Needs Artists, Now.”
Art, Self Love and 2020. 2020. A new direction. A new dimension. I loved 2019. I felt great, worked on some fabulous projects and took on more tasks than previous years. All the while, still feeling better than ever. Amazing year. Moving forwards is ingrained into me, I’m constantly trying to reachContinue reading “The Fine Art of Self-Love”
Timeless. Art that resonates and echoes within. From the Japanese, “hibiki” meaning Echo, Resonance.
What is it, that truly, defines “art”? Perhaps Thomas Merton gives insight with his words…. “Art, enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” Thus, those things that allow us to do this – meet my definition of Art.
Abstract expressionism is a perfect technique that connects to your creativity, boosts self confidence, self awareness, and enhances your own communication skills.
What is she gazing down upon? What is she, thinking and what is she feeling? By inferring, or hinting at things just outside their view, my objective is to engage the viewer more. Sketches Fast and Loose Photographs often, though not always, spell out a subject with exact precision. Recording textures, veins, size,Continue reading “Sketching, Life and Nature”
Its about artistic freedom, artist license. The joy of expressing in paints, brushstrokes, color, the things you’d like to say with words… but can’t. Communicate Through the Arts Perfect If I was a singer, maybe the words would be clear and perfect. And elegant, eloquent, full ranged. Sounding lovely and lyrical. But then,Continue reading “Impressionist Watercolor Landscape (artistic license)”
Wet in wet watercolors. Perfect beginners’ techniques to loosen up! Let the paints, do their thing. and You…. Allow, accidents to happen. Wet in Wet Technique WHY I love showing and sharing the Wet in Wet Technique: creates soft beautiful edges its great for Depth, and backgrounds helps to teach usContinue reading “Watercolor Skies in Ultramarine, Cobalt Violet”
Landscape in Blue. Lone tree rising, somber. Where, is the foliage? Monoprinting in Blue While this is not really a recent work, the monoprint was done in the past 24 months. Our class topic at the time was on using color and line, format, and subject placement to create a ‘feeling’Continue reading “Landscape in Blue”