Have you ever had one of those weekends where you just didn't get as much done as you thought you were going to? Well, I just had one of those weekends. I had plans to fix some clothes, fix some paintings, varnish paintings, print invitations and get them in the mail and clean my house. [...]
Over the past month or more I've been attempting to record videos of my paintings. I've had a few requests for videos and it helps me to have a record of the painting process in case I need to refer to it later. I have to tell you, there are a lot of free video [...]
In January, I was blessed with the opportunity to show my artwork at a local gallery. In Longwood, there's a small warehouse that houses the Kaleidoscope Gallery and Venue for the Arts. This was a lovely opportunity to get the first show jitters out of my system. The week prior to the show, I dropped [...]
I had a new experience with my painting in December. I had a pretty clear vision in my head about what I wanted to paint. I wanted a large modern looking Nativity scene to hang up next to my Christmas tree. I figured I would enjoy it for the holiday and then paint over it [...]
The past few weeks, I've been working on a painting commissioned by my hair stylist. I've been sharing picture of my paintings with her since I picked my brushes up again. She's been very encouraging and I'm excited to see the finished product displayed in her shop when the painting is complete. I've been considering [...]
One of my artistic goals is to have a booth in some local art festivals. In an attempt to get an idea of what supplies need, I'm visiting a few local festivals and taking notes.
I spent the month of July watercolor painting or at the very least, drawing daily. My hope was to learn how to use the medium and hopefully end up with a few treasured pieces. I believe that I've met both of those goals. I've learned that watercolor is a hard medium to work with. You [...]