Paint Palette Review

Paint Palette Review

I want to take some time this year and share a few things I've learned.  And the first thing on my agenda is palettes. I have experimented with a few different ones and would like to share my thoughts. The first one was a standard plastic palette. I call it my Bob Ross palette. It [...]

What’s new in 2019

What’s new in 2019

I'm not big on New Year's resolutions anymore.  About a year ago I realized that all the goals that I had written down, had been accomplished.  When I made this realization, I decided to make a new goal list. At the end of 2018, I started to get a little overwhelmed by all the books [...]

Artisan Alley, DeLand

Artisan Alley, DeLand

For the past six months I’ve been setting up at the DeLand Farmer’s Market one Friday per month. If you’ve not been there, it’s worth the trip. Artisan Alley is filled with local artisans on Friday nights. I’ve seen some unique creations such as homemade dog biscuits, jewelry, soap and bat boxes. Families dine in [...]

Is That You in the Painting?

Is That You in the Painting?

Lately, I've been getting the same question over and over again.  Is that you in the painting.  Although I'm not painting myself, I am painting someone who represents the idealized version of surfing.  Hopefully, you can feel the isolation and peace under the water while viewing the duck diving surfer girls.  It's a quick moment [...]

Wine Art Walk

Wine Art Walk

One of my favorite ways to spend a Wednesday is preparing for Wine Art Wednesday in Lake Mary. For the past few months I've taken the first Wednesday of the month off to prepare. I go through all of my inventory and repack it. I also print any needed prints and tags in preparation. It [...]

Wasted Weekend…kinda

Wasted Weekend…kinda

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. [...]