Reds In Discord

Reds In Discord

The Dance Continues. This last week, I took one of the 30″ x 40″ canvases I had started, and decided to continue enjoying the dance of the previous week, along with its color play, but on a larger scale. The results overwhelmed me. The palette changed...
The Passing Of Art

The Passing Of Art

Centuries ago, being an artist was to be part of a trade craft. You learned your skills from those before you. The techniques were passed from generation to generation as in all the trades. Those eager and willing to accept the challenge of learning the craft were...
There Are No Mistakes In Art…

There Are No Mistakes In Art…

I am currently nearing the end of my second week of my  “Paintacation”. (My self coined word for a Painting Vacation).  It has been a rough year, and this was definitely the best thing I could have done for myself. It has taken this class to remind me...
Letting Go

Letting Go

The last two weeks I have talked about repurposing artwork, and asking for help. That seems like two totally separate thoughts, right?  Not if you have sought out the irrepressible and inspirational Flora Bowley! Flora is the Author of “Brave Intuitive...
A Call For Help

A Call For Help

When I walked into my studio Sunday, I knew I needed help. Some of the paintings I had been working on had dried while I was out ill, I didn’t know what to do, and to be quite honest, I’d lost my mojo. In fact that’s putting it mildly, I had hit the...
How Prednisone Affects Creativity

How Prednisone Affects Creativity

The past two months have been a joyful blur of creative energy. I love when these moods hit. The studio becomes a beehive of activity, and painting and prepping stations crop up all over the studio even spilling out into the aisle. To say it is something of a mess...