Finished!

A lot of my work happens without any conscious decision or direction. What I mean by this, is that I do not always begin with a clear concept or idea in mind. ┬áBut rather the process begins as a doodling exercise, or in an effort to clear my thoughts and mentally change gears. As I … Continue reading Finished!

What Do You See?

In today's world technology moves so quickly that most of us struggle to keep up with its infinite boundaries. I will argue that the connection between the artist, their canvas and media of choice is irreplaceable. I am not dismissive of the benefits and productivity that technology affords an artist. The challenge of manipulating a … Continue reading What Do You See?

Blog Features, You Tube Clips and Selling Art…

Valerie DowdySoldThe coloring book phenomenon does not appear to be slowing down any time soon, in fact, it seems to be growing in momentum. I for one, am very glad, with two more coloring books in progress and three already on the market. I hope that people continue to use and enjoy the benefits of coloring. I have … Continue reading Blog Features, You Tube Clips and Selling Art…

unconventional methods…

earliest image of progressRecent Image of ProgressToday I share with you some progress photos on a piece of work that has been neglected on the easel long enough. Especially, since I want this huge ass canvas to be the centerpiece for my surreal art show.  Neglected no longer! I have advanced.  After taking time to … Continue reading unconventional methods…

Gel Medium Transfer Art

 On Monday my group and I finished our three part paint skins series.  They seemed to have a good time experimenting with a different art medium, and have started projects of their own. I take this as a good sign.  I enjoyed spending time with a great group of people and am looking forward to seeing … Continue reading Gel Medium Transfer Art