An Elegant Iris
The elegant simplicity of a white iris provides powerful artistic inspiration.
Accidental Artistic Assistance
Safety in artistic practice is vital. Are we paying attention?
Fascinating Ancient Flower
Though frequently mistaken, the Lotus Flower and the Water Lily are not the same flower or even in the same family.
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.
Changing color or texture in a painting can change the whole mood and feel of a painting.
The Art of Nature Immersion Weekend at Reelfoot Lake
The Art of Nature Immersion Weekend at Reelfoot Lake is a great opportunity to get away from it all and join other artists and nature lovers for a weekend filled with nature, food, fun and fellowship as we make art together in the midst of a beautiful Wildlife Refuge.