Plein air 6×8″ oil painting, May 3, 2019. A crayon drawing on the bedroom wall of a gradeschool friend was … Continue Reading Reawakening to Creativity
6×6″ oil on wood panel. Ancient Greeks and Romans believed creativity implied freedom of action. Poets were thought to be creative, because they brought to life new worlds. Artists were not considered creative, because they copied what they saw—imitated, in other … Continue Reading Creativity: What is It?
“Hope” 8×6″ oil on linen panel. Updated January 10, 2018. Last year began well, but health problems surfaced in April that … Continue Reading It’s a New Year
A blank canvas IS uncertainty. I feel it every time I set up to paint. But the only way to … Continue Reading Showing Up Matters Most
Unfinished pochade study, #14 in series of 50, oil on 8 x 6-in linen panel. The artwork an artist produces … Continue Reading A Painting is the Sum of a Lot of Decisions
8 x 6-inch oil on linen panel pochade study. This wet (yes, those are rain drops) pochade study is #2/50 … Continue Reading On Finding Personal Style