So this week i finished a 24 x 24 commission that was sort of rendered by my appearance at the Carolina Beach Arts Festival. A Pelican Collage. Have you seen it before ? yes. Thing is it was for someone that I have to see on a daily basis and it was ‘scary’. He insisted… Continue reading the test of ‘realness’
Its time for the Carolina Beach Arts Festival – and I’ve been working really hard and looking forward to this festival. Lynnette Ashby and myself will be the ‘featured artists’. Joining several others near Artful Living in Carolina Beach, NC we will each be working on a 24 x 48 panel in our own style as… Continue reading off to the festival
I am a relatively ‘new’ artist – like ten years or so. Before that, I was a math nut. These are two really different sides of the brain… so it only makes sense that i would tear up an ancient matchbook (circa 1865) and create a Pelican. The math book was falling apart literally, but… Continue reading Tearing paper, a mathbook and collage
i talk too much during the day. when i arrive in the studio – words are sparse. the kids hate me cause i’m all quiet and stuff. How can anyone create in noise ? i need stillness and space to change my mind – noise takes up too much space. i don’t need the tv… Continue reading i should write more, but
This is the only thing i dislike about winter – a little too chilly to walk on the beach and in NC, you never know if you are wearing shorts, jeans or arctic gear during Jan or Feb. Good news is that in about two weeks, it’ll all be gone. Stupid Groundhog…. At any rate,… Continue reading hello, long time no beach.
I figured it was about time to learn some more techniques in illustrator…. this is a simple clipping mask…I love the results of this and can not wait to upload some of my lettering and my gelli prints and marry them into these little pieces of digital art. For those of you who i’ve known… Continue reading Applied learning meets my art …
Un-winter Christmas Trees have arrived…