In an effort to keep on track with the ” building a collection thing” , here are four bird works . They will become the basis of design so each will build out into collection. You probably can see the similarities to the sketches from last week – hopefully . Working like this is hard… Continue reading Keeping on track …
Karl the Contractor is busy in the basement adding a bathroom on the same floor as the studio – (there goes my art exercise – that is running upstairs to use the bathroom) and, god forbid, a ‘kitchen’ . It seems to me that this space is becoming a ‘man cave’ – complete with spear… Continue reading The refreshing odor of freshly cut lumber and art space restrictions
Commissioning: For this, I am so thankful. I love creating the art that people have said “I need that – but would you please do this….”. It makes me feel connected to the collectors and very happy that my work speaks to them. However, I hear a lot of people openly ‘criticize’ my subject matter… Continue reading Commissioning, the Opinionator and Evoking Emotion
So we have a new Kitty . Her name is gloves and she loves water color brushes. These are a few pet portraits – she would be the “angry domestic cat” as one of my college buddies refers to her. Generally speaking , we are a dog family- but this cat thinks she is a… Continue reading Angry Domestic cat
Every once in a while I will get addicted to another artist’s work. At first I stare, then I try to do it justice by imitation (something some art teacher taught me in school), and then I try to adapt the learning to my own style. If you take classes in a certain style or… Continue reading You are my inspiration
I know, ya’ll are tired of the whole valentiney thing, but I adore hearts and I like to write the word love – its letters make pretty art work. Have a fantastic weekend !
Merry Christmas from North Carolina.