Stories …. told, through art

Say it, like you mean it.  Art that speaks a message stays longer with us than ‘pretty.’ Creating art rich in symbolic meaning, in content, in depth has always intrigued me. Layering textures, colors, brushstrokes, with meaning that will remain with the viewer has always been my driving purpose. Its like a little siren call.Continue reading “Stories …. told, through art”

Colorful Brushstrokes

Breaking the rules. With decisive,  powerful brushstrokes. Colorful brushstrokes.     A Bridge of Prussian Blue These two big sweeping strokes of Prussian blue unite the image.   The background was quite jarring, overly full of lively textures.  And, it was so warm. This is generally not in keeping with a balanced sense of harmonyContinue reading “Colorful Brushstrokes”

Sea Salt, Sand and Surf

Fast. Fun.  Free. Images of the ocean.  Creating the pulse of sea salt, grit, sand and surf. Its a rapid beat,  surf spraying  and  ‘wave riders’  at one with the sea.               Sea Salt and Sand The surfers are on the edge, riding each wave…… with a seemingly carelessContinue reading “Sea Salt, Sand and Surf”

Lakes, Rivers, Oceans

Water cool and inviting.  Tantalising. Tumbling rapids,  still waters, wild seas frothing, tropical waters of paradise, meandering rivers and lovely lakes in reflection. These beautiful blues and greens, and colors in between delight the eye and refresh the soul. This week’s topic for  our class is “all things of water.”  We are working with theContinue reading “Lakes, Rivers, Oceans”

Magenta Moments – color bliss

A quick dash and splash of paints. A playful moment. Magenta Moments.   Joyful. Filled with enthusiasm and bright holiday cheer.       Art, the way I feel its meant to be for me. Art, come into its own. In its zone.   In harmony with the creative spirit. Simple and fun.  Free andContinue reading “Magenta Moments – color bliss”