Use high flow acrylics to create a drippy floral on a 16 x 20 inch stretched canvas. We will also use needle tip masking fluid, and alcohol blending solution for some special effects.
I have been having a blast fingerpainting these drippy luscious florals! They have been so fun to do, and I feel like I am perfecting my technique a bit. This is one of my favorites so far, and I am … Continued
“The Apology” 24 x 30 inch acylic and ink mixed media on deep stretched canvas. This vase of loose, drippy flowers makes me ponder the occassion for which they were given. The drips are reminiscent of tears that the messes … Continued
I had fun making this piece, challenging myself to lean a bit to the abstract, with slightly wonky proportions. I aim to continue to do a series of still life pieces. I started, as one must, with building a background. … Continued
A 16 x 24 mixed media work with sunflowers, salvia, and asters. The background in made with magazine pages altered with Citra Solv concentrated cleaner. The sunflowers are a combination of collage and paint. I was not very happy with … Continued
I recently taught a “Musical Canvas” introduction to mixed media art workshop. In it, we try out many basic techniques of mixed media, and switch canvases at each one. By the time we were done, everyone had worked at least … Continued
The big load of canvases that I purchased on sale recently has been sitting piled in a corner for days, tempting me with their promising blank surfaces. Busy with other projects, I have been doing my best to ignore their … Continued
I love the practical expression of art in painted handbags. A well made, leather bag with lots of organization is hard to beat on the practical front, but lacking in interest and personality in the area of self expression. A … Continued