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
I joined artist Mary Glikerson’s 5-day challenge last week, and finished five quick studies (see here) for the challenge. The challenge was to paint for a set amount of time—20 to 40 minutes—and to stop when time was up. The … Continue Reading Daily Practice is Fun!
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
Red Onion study on 8 x 6 inch linen panel. This little study happened because I needed to get my … Continue Reading Peeling Away the Layers with Practice