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.
This last week I taught a couple of classes on hanmade ornaments, and thought I would share some of the fun with you as well. Here are some quick and easy ideas for handmade ornaments to dress up your tree … Continued
“Painting” with only paper can be a fun change of pace, and is a good exercise in really having to pay attention to color values. I often like to throw in a little extra challenge and fun by adding images … Continued
Once in awhile I get to be part of a fun and sentimental commissioned project. This one was a hometown piece for a Christmas gift incorporating a church, main street businesses, and the old water tower. Now I think it … Continued
If you have followed me in 2016, you know that I made an attempt to do 365 faces throughout the year. Well, I didn’t quite make it… in part because I made a poor choice of journal in which to … Continued
Hope all of you had a very merry Christmas! One of my handmade Christmas presents this year was an attempt at portrait painting. From a favorite photo of two of my granddaughters when they were quite young, I painted these … Continued
I really enjoyed making this piece. First off, I just really like elephants! And I love texture and the crackled “mud” background in this piece really captivated me. And finally, the whole concept of these elephants painted from photos I … Continued
Sometimes happy accidents happen in art. “Choose Joy” was one such accident. I had been working on six or so faces on wood panels at once. The other five had already gotten their preliminary coat and I was ready to … Continued