These past few weeks I have been prepping paper and canvas for new work. I thought I would share how I do this. I use mostly Arches 140lb. cold-pressed paper because I know it best and I prefer the way it accepts paint and the processes I use. The first thing I do is to … More Beginning The Process
I have finally finished reorganizing my studio and as usual it took longer than I expected. The good news is I forced myself to actually get rid of a lot of unrelated stuff that shouldn’t have been in there to begin with. So now it is done and I should be able to … More Sorting It Out
Just a little sunshine can make a big difference…… We have an Arboretum not to far from where I live and it is a favorite place for me. I have missed walking in the mornings for much of the winter. Finally we have some sunshine and nice warm days to enjoy. I know it … More Ready for Spring
I have been reading a lot of books and articles on the business side of art and how to establish an art practice these last few weeks. I have learned a bit about both and most often they make comments about having a consistent time to work on your art in order to produce a cohesive body … More Art Practice and Life
I just want to say how much I enjoyed meeting and reconnecting with so many wonderful artists and art lovers at the art fair this past weekend. The weather was pretty nice and the crowd was very large. I sold some art and made some new friends,. What more can I ask? Thanks everyone.