A Written Art Lesson: Part Five – The Mountains Today we will paint in our horizon line. You may catch up with past lessons by visiting the Blog page on my website. You were working on a landscape and had just painted the sky. The landscape includes mountains with a tree in a field in […]
Visitors often ask me, “Do you paint from pictures?” Yes, I often do use photographs as references for my paintings. And I almost always use photos I’ve taken myself.
However, inspiration comes in many forms.
In our last lesson, we discussed the supplies you will need to complete your painting. Before that, we talked about paint colors and basic composition. You can access the previous Lessons on my website Blog if you need to catch up. Now let’s get some paint on that canvas! Remember that we were working on […]
Last year I wrote about being in somewhat of a “pause.” Now I think of myself as “resilient.” ‘
I created some…
I worked for two months on the painting and another two weeks finishing up the video. Finally, “Creating Under The Mill” is complete and ready to share!
Please enjoy 18 minutes of still shots and hyperlapse videos derived from 2 months of painting and countless hours of editing as well as audio recording.
Join me to see my process, techniques, and…
In our last lesson, we discussed preparing our palette with paint. During this installment of a Written Art Lesson, let’s begin to discuss the supplies you will need to complete your painting.
So, what do you do when you’ve devoted the last two years of your life to building a business based upon the visual arts and, suddenly, you cannot see?
“Have you always been an artist?” Visitors often ask me this. My answer is “Well, yes…and no.”
Parents bring young children to me to develop a hobby or to offer creative expression in a learning environment. Often the art created becomes gifts to family and friends.
Teenagers often receive lessons as gifts. But more often, teens ask to take lessons because they have an interest or aptitude which is not addressed in her or his school curriculum.
Adults come to us for more widely varying reasons. We see…
People tell me that they are fascinated by my oil paintings on copper. So, I thought I’d share a little about what’s involved with my creative process.
These paintings are more difficult to produce for several reasons…