Despite living with my own face on a daily basis for the past 35 years, I must admit that I struggle with painting my own self portrait. I have been making it a point to put myself into paint twice now and was pleasantly surprised when I actually liked both pieces. However, this practice made [...]
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What Happens Now?
I am an avid Audrey Hepburn fan. I have seen most of her movies and am just enamored with her iconic style, beauty and grace. I recently got an idea that I wanted to paint a pop art portrait depicting her blowing a bubble in pink bubble gum. To my dismay I realized that not [...]
Beyond the Surface
Complexity is within all of us, our thoughts, emotions and actions are all comprised of various energies and frequencies. #abstractpainting “Beyond the Surface,” acrylic on canvas, 8 x 10, 2018
Imagining the Possibilities!
I love art, it is no surprise. What I love even more is where the possibilities can lead when it comes to art. Art is a safe place to travel to. One where I am familiar but I also have yet to venture down it's side streets to discover new methods and techniques to learn. [...]
Abstract Painting For Fun
Abstract painting has always amazed me. There’s something about an artist who can make the process look simple yet results in a complex, beautiful and endearing product. Many people assume that it’s slapping paint together and it’s that simple. The hard part is to bring the colors together without muddying the canvas, which can prove [...]
I have always wanted to paint a diamond but had never had the confidence to try it because I tend to overthink everything. I was recently at the artist and craftsman supply and found round 'canvases' that are actually made of thin plywood. I bought two because I thought that they were so cool. Today [...]
2018 Art Pricing Formula
Many people (myself included) are often confused on how to price their art. You've worked hard and produced a beautiful piece of art and now the hard part...pricing. One formula I have found to be useful is going by linear inch. If I have a painting that is 8 x 10 I wouldn't do very [...]
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