Bob Ross, Palette Knives and Mountain Spring

Last month, I finished up my first acrylic painting done all with palette knives. What fun that was to learn a new way to paint, and I am very happy with the result. My sister gave it the title “For Life”. Perfect! (photo on the right) So I still have palette knives on the brainContinue reading “Bob Ross, Palette Knives and Mountain Spring”

Memories of Rob: A Commission Story

Some commissions are definitely more emotional then others (for both the client and the artist) and this recent commission I did for a woman I went to high school with (Deb), definitely falls into the more intense end of the emotional spectrum. I have done many commissions of beloved pets. But this time, I wasContinue reading “Memories of Rob: A Commission Story”

Wainright and Molina — A Commission Story

I received a request for commission for an original art piece 10 days before Christmas. I did not think there was any way I could get it done and shipped to arrive by Christmas, but somehow I managed to pull it off! Mostly, it was because the woman I was working with (Vicky, a fellowContinue reading “Wainright and Molina — A Commission Story”