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 [...]
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 [...]
Our vacation was spent enjoying some of the natural beauty that Florida has to offer. We visited Jacksonville Beach, Payne's Prairie, Devil's Den and Rainbow River. We spent almost as much time biking, hiking, snorkeling and kayaking as we did resting. If not, it sure felt like we did. I'm still sore but it was [...]
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 [...]
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.
Roses are a beautiful and complex flower. Their aroma is divine. It's difficult to hold a rose and not put it up to my face and inhale the sweet scent. Rose petals are velvety soft to the touch. The soft, swirling layers of petals are exceptional at drawing us in. It can be difficult to [...]
Today I'm sharing with you my love of the painting process. You may have noticed, if you are on my Facebook or Instagram pages, that I post pictures as I go. I'll start with what is called the under painting. Then, I'll add a layer for the background, sometimes it's the sky, ocean, mountains or [...]