Pencils and paint
When looking for a way to cut through hours of practice consider using the watercolor over pencil technique for Botanical style painting.
A Joyful Jumble
What’s your favorite garden style? Peaceful Symmetry or a Joyful Jumble? Either way, Nature is healing.
Creative Gas for Thrivers
As spring brings thoughts of decluttering, the art studio should be first on the list. Some artists may argue that they work better in chaos and clutter. More power to them. Many decluttering authorities and pundits hail the benefits of decluttering home and office to bring on peace and calm. That would go for the…
The Evolving Art World
Art is a universal language that is available to the world as a whole more than ever before.
An Elegant Iris
The elegant simplicity of a white iris provides powerful artistic inspiration.
Breaking the Artistic Stalemate
Breaking an art-making stalemate can be difficult. Oil pastels are a great trick to have up your sleeve.
Mixing it up
Mixing it up with painting can be a great way to express your creativity. It can be like foraging in the woods. Keep looking under trees, limbs, rocks and sooner or later you’ll discover something you didn’t know before. Art is like that. If one way of doing things isn’t working, find a new way.…
Why do we seek serenity in art and art making?
Hope! New Life! Survival! Beauty! Signs are pointing toward spring popping out all over. The Anticipation is overwhelming!
Soaring to the Extraordinary
Sometimes it becomes necessary to get out of the head and into the perseverance of trial and error of letting go, for art to lose the ordinary.