Welcome to My First Art Show

Welcome to My First Art Show

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 [...]

Star of Wonder

Star of Wonder

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 [...]

Commissioned Painting

Commissioned Painting

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 [...]

Exploring Art Festivals

Exploring Art Festivals

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.

Watercolor My World

Watercolor My World

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 [...]

Winter Park Plein Air Painting

Winter Park Plein Air Painting

I spent a portion of my day in Winter Park on Park Ave,  yesterday.  Winter Park is one of my favorite places.  They have a beautiful park across from several shops and restaurants.  It's really lovely when It's not packed with people. I've been wanting to attempt painting outside in Plein Air as they call [...]

Golden Skies

Golden Skies

Tonight's painting was one I started sketching out yesterday but when I went in search of the drawing, it was no where to be found.  So, I had no choice but to use my imagination.  I could add leaves for hours but I'm pretty tired.   Have a good night all!  Keep painting!