Greetings, I can’t think of a better post to end 2017 with, can you? I am, and have been completely enamored with rainbow eucalyptus tree for a while now. And that is the inspiration behind a lot of my colorful trees. Oh, and did you know these trees get 200 feet tall?! Here’s hoping for … Continue reading Painted Bark
What is on your easel?
I have a recent growing interest in altered art. In particular altered paintbrushes. I've used brushes in my work a few times, and I've always felt that used paintbrushes have an unseemly and sad ending in their lives. It's an attachment that I feel to a particular brush that wears just how I like, or applies … Continue reading Altered Art Brushes
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. But 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!
I'm not a big fan of the expression Art For Arts Sake, let me explain why. Because it implies that there is no real art being created any longer. Art is progressive in its very nature. But, when the recreations of past generations of study are copied for the purpose of selling to the masses art … Continue reading Art For Arts Sake…
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?
So.... where the heck have I been, right? It's a very long story, but if you like, I am back and ready to share. Let's roll back the clock about a year, and since I am not one for sharing a lot of personal details, let me try my best to nutshell this story. I came … Continue reading Check Out My New Digs…