“Put your name on your paper”. It’s literally the first thing you are taught. Even as a high school teacher, I repeatedly say “no name, no fame”. But I’m the… Read more Signing Artwork →
There are two kinds of people in the world: Those who believe in color charts, and those who roll their eyes like it’s a colossal waste of time and paint.… Read more Two kinds of people. →
I’m a relatively new plein air painter (about eight months). Typically, I paint in the studio in the cozy comfort of my home or cabin. Coffee is a mere 5… Read more The most important five minutes of plein air painting →
When is the last time you had an honest critique with real people looking at your actual work? It’s been a while for me. My biggest critic is my husband.… Read more An honest critique →
Am I the only one who can’t stop buying art supplies or are you an art supply junkie?
Remember having a favorite everything as a kid? Favorite TV show, favorite cereal, favorite game, and the quintessential favorite color. As an adult, it may seem silly to have a… Read more Do you pick favorites? →
Thursdays are my favorite day of the week. Yup! The sheer anticipation of the weekend gives Thursday that extra special feeling. Thursdays are busy days. We cram all our errands… Read more Never too old to start painting! →
Being good at painting shouldn’t be your goal, focus on being better!