I consider myself to be a perpetual student, always learning, going to school or watching how-to videos. This month I'm using "World Watercolor Month" as a way to force myself to learn watercolor painting. I knew it was going to be challenging, which is why I tried to avoid this particular medium. But last week, [...]
This picture was pretty challenging. I found the clouds to be quite difficult. Unlike acrylics, you have to leave the white space and work around it. I didn't have the correct color for the sky so I watered down my acrylics and unfortunately they didn't smoodge as well as I would have liked. Aside from [...]
I drew this picture about a month ago. That's exactly how our boards are stacked up at our house. The couch is remanescant of my old sofa.
I sketched this picture out last year and decided to finally paint it tonight. I referenced a picture of my niece, Luca from a few years ago. She's just adorable.
I've decided to minimize my blogging. I'm going to try to bring a little focus to it so you may see some of the tabs and links rearranging. I'm feeling a tug of war between writing and painting. I enjoy them both, but I need them to to fall hand in hand so it's not [...]
I finally made it back out to the beach. We went RVing at Kathryn Abbey Hannah Park in Jacksonville. And even though I was a little weird-ed out by the brownish, murky water... I surfed for a bit. The water is already warm and despite having lost some muscle mass this year, I was [...]
I used to have this routine when heading to the beach with my daughter, Taylor. We'd get up early, say 7:30 on a Saturday. We'd pack the cooler, throw our beach bags in the trunk and the surfboards on top of the car. I'd drive us over to our neighborhood Panera Bread for a breakfast [...]