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”
Inspiration 1: The Book Anything with “Wabi Sabi” has my immediate attention, as many of you have guessed by now. Wabi-wabi Painting with Cold Wax by Serena Barton is on my list of Great Art Books to read. Beautifully laid out, logically presented and is easy to follow along and ‘ad lib. Continue reading “Cold Wax …. travel to a new place”
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.
Good Morning! With so much news to share, its been really challenging for me to choose which topic to begin with since my return from summer break. Summer Summer? Yes, well, it is a wild and wet, brisk, winter here in Perth. Refreshing, shall we say. But it is summer, in Seattle. TheContinue reading “Summer Retreat”
Bright and Summery. Who can resist roses with their beguiling perfume and lovely colored petals? They have a way about them, don’t they? With them…. its all sunshine and roses. Even though I now have a most delightful rose garden, I still get ‘inspiration’ elsewhere.Continue reading “Sunshine and Roses”
The word, “Summer” conjures up a myriad of thoughts, ideas, feelings. Fun. “Summer” It might evoke thoughts of …… By gone days. Picnics in the past, spent under a shady tree while the warm breeze rustles the sun dappled leaves. Or in the cool peaceful breeze of the patio. For the underContinue reading “Summer”
I have a studio, with 2 art tables and easels. I have 2 art tables set up on the patio. And still, many, many times I paint on the kitchen counter. It doesn’t really make sense. Especially to the someone who has gone above and beyond to assemble said studio, those tables and the gearContinue reading “Where, Do You Paint? … my kitchen counters”
Gorgeous rich ruby red stalks splaying out in verticals and diagonals. The reds, a perfect foil to the citrine green foliage. Delightful Colors found in the garden. Illustrations…. This photograph, is one of the few, I would use as a direct source to paint from. It would (and will) make a lovely illustration, Continue reading “Gardens in Color!”