Little Pieces of Art

I have been under the weather for the past week, getting much worse since Sunday. Went to the doctor yesterday, and it is not Covid, so that is good news. It is hard to concentrate on my bigger pieces when I am not doing well, but creating little pieces of art is manageable — andContinue reading “Little Pieces of Art”

Planning a Painting of the Great Frida Kahlo

I bought a 20 x 20 canvas and found the perfect idea for what to paint on it. Last night I digitally planned out a painting of Frida Kahlo. Next steps would be to add color digitally AND to transfer the drawing to the canvas. I am excited to see how this one turns out!Continue reading “Planning a Painting of the Great Frida Kahlo”

“But I am not an artist …”

“But I am not an artist …” I have heard this so many times, in particular when people (who really are artists) show me their work. And I always tell them, I didn’t think I was an artist either. In fact, at first, saying I was an artist felt really weird. Recently, a contractor whoContinue reading ““But I am not an artist …””

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”