Cereal Boxes and Printmaking Landscape Collagraphs

I created a random design,  using a discarded cereal box to cut shapes from. Then … I thought I’d try to be clever.  Tricky.  Try something new. Instead of doing the normal thing, I chose to try a new path.  I used small foam sticky pads to adhere those shapes to my base plate. YouContinue reading “Cereal Boxes and Printmaking Landscape Collagraphs”

The Meaning of Doors….

Doors and Windows: they’ve fascinated all of us in one way or another for centuries. I’ve chosen them, as the Theme, for Term 1,  2018. Why? They’re interesting to paint, with great shapes and designs. However, its more than just that.     Art. Its not enough, just to paint pretty.  The aim is toContinue reading “The Meaning of Doors….”

Finding Art… in Singapore

Where might you see art in Singapore? Two words…. “its everywhere!”     I didn’t expect fascinating art creations, sculptures, installations, etc.  to literally be around each street corner in Singapore. That was,  A Surprise. It was fun, to see artsy things pop up around pretty much where ever I looked.     Art SingaporeContinue reading “Finding Art… in Singapore”

Ink in October

Old work, remodeled. Some of you, might be smiling about now. At any rate, I always enjoy the challenge of transforming previous, older art images into something different and new. Something with a refreshing look to it, that catches the eye. It IS Possible.       Watercolor and Ink Ink in October   started thisContinue reading “Ink in October”

Watercolor Cool Opposites

It began as a test strip, mixing watercolor blues and greens. Then I just started having fun with it. Abstracts,  are Fun!       Watercolor Design Points   repetition of shapes   I’ve used rectangular, cube shapes  throughout; with the cube inside the cube repeated 8 times top to bottom weaving the way throughContinue reading “Watercolor Cool Opposites”

Under the Influence – of Matisse

For Inspiration, you never can go wrong with the Masters. Anytime my classes need a bit of visual ‘help’  I always like to mention “Go To The Masters!” They have decades of experience just waiting for us to learn from.     Matisse Like Impressionist Nude   To be under the influence of one ofContinue reading “Under the Influence – of Matisse”

Watercolor – Joy and Love

Atwell Gallery has provided myself and thousands of people with fresh new creative discoveries. It was here, while teaching class at Atwell this joyful, sparkling watercolor was created. Like many other absolute beginners, the person was uncertain and just a little apprehensive. Maybe more so. I can only imagine.   It makes me think ofContinue reading “Watercolor – Joy and Love”

Control Freak – Pros and Cons

“Control”  Many of us, don’t like that word! But, Control in balance is a good thing.  It does have its assets and its liabilities.   Its about Control By nature, I’m a wee bit of a control freak. Maybe I’ve tried to deny it. Perhaps I’ve ignored it. But, I’m pretty sure, I am inContinue reading “Control Freak – Pros and Cons”