Giving it all Away

I was recently asked “what did it take to get to that next level?” What? Rethink, reconsider, and recalculate that one! I’m here flailing around like a ship in a whirlpool. What “next level” are we talking about? Looking from within, it looks as though I’m just spinning my wheels in the same old spot.…

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Going Green

I do not write advice or tips very often on painting, and probably for good reason. I’m just a beginner! Though not the sole reason, that is a good one. The other is I don’t really like advice, probably something I picked up along the way, but growing up I always knew that I knew…

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Return to Sender

You my dear friend are now a part of history, very pointless and inconsequentiial piece of history, but nonetheless this is the first. This is my first ever “HOW TO” blog. Yay! What do you think about a “How to be an artist” blog? No way, too easy. That’s grab anything, stick it anywhere and call…

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A New Favorite

What do you like to hear when someone sees one of your paintings for the 1st time? “Thomas Kinkade move over”, “That looks just like a picture?” Okay, those are actually some of the things that are like nails on a blackboard. What I really like to hear is things that involve, “feel”, or “senses”…

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Give me 4 for the Road

I really don’t talk about my art much here, or how or why I create it. Not sure why, I just don’t know enough about it to be out trying to act like an authority on something. I try not to give advice, I find it better to speak of experience, and folks can take…

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Do You See What I See?

A star, a star, dancing in the night, with a tail as big as a kite. The holidays are about over for this season, just New Years and then Ground Hogs Day is coming up, but then we’ve got a bit of a break. I had hoped to take this holiday time to get a…

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Let’s try Art

It’s strange I don’t always blog about art here, so I thought I would give it a try, just for a change of pallets.Shall we keep it general, or go specific? Let’s go with my latest projects, this is taking “so-so” plein air studies and making large paintings from them. 1st off, let me say I…

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