Painted Bark

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

Doodling

Greetings, don’t pass out, two posts in one week!?! When I am struggling with anything (in this case, the holidays ending) I use the exercise of doodling to help me regroup, focus, and regain concentration. It works like meditation for me. if you’re interested in purchasing a pdf of any doodle pages, please contact me. … Continue reading Doodling

Art For Arts Sake…

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…

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?

Let’s Throw Some Art In…

In between emptying boxes or totes, I pulled out my iPad,and Apple Pencil. I was feeling a creative vibe and wanted to nurture it, despite all the chaos that is currently surrounding me. I mean that in the most literal sense!  Totally off subject: You know, I've purged once already when we were packing to … Continue reading Let’s Throw Some Art In…

Amateur photographer warning…..

Like everyone else, I love to think I'm a amateur photographer, or at least a decent one. Nature always provides a beautiful canvas, too. But, I have never ventured beyond the capabilities of my current iPhone I own and it's capabilities. These were taken yesterday morning around 8 am. The suns effects on clouds and … Continue reading Amateur photographer warning…..