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”
Abstract expressionism is a perfect technique that connects to your creativity, boosts self confidence, self awareness, and enhances your own communication skills.
As many things do…. it held, Promise. This old watercolor landscape. It sat upon the studio table among 20 others, all needing further contemplation, further work. Watercolor Landscape Painting How old was it? How long did I hold it in reserve? I’m smiling…. it may shock some, but it is aboutContinue reading “Softening the edges …art and nature”
The taste of a petal upon the morning breeze. A simple pleasure, really. Change of Plans I’d planned to write up a post on cold wax today; showing you a fantastic book I’ve read. Plus a few art samples. My heart just wasn’t there. I needed a zen stroll. But, IContinue reading “A Simple Pleasure, the flower”
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….”
The colors of an orchid, delighting the artist within. The lasting after effects of Valentine’s Day. Its color, that touches the artist’s soul… more so, than chocolates. In Love With Orchids Orchids represent: beauty, peace, strength, elegance, perfection. Due to their symmetry, and the straight lines on their petals, orchidsContinue reading “Lovely Orchid Art”
Bold Cocky Prussian blue. Ultramarine blue, Gold. There is a both a Power and a fragility that draws our eye….
Glorious buttery oils in cobalt, teal and silvery white, circling the canvas round and round. Soothing the eye and pulling you in, to become lost within.
Zen and Art, go together hand in hand! Perfectly balanced in harmony. Explore the circle in art, The Enso.