“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 →
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 →
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? →
Being good at painting shouldn’t be your goal, focus on being better!
Sometimes, its good to not paint, and to simply learn.
Square panel paintings have become all the rage. I started a few years ago when I was doing daily paintings. Art history is filled with horizontal rectangular landscapes. It’s… Read more Selecting a format: Square or horizontal →
After attempting to set some goals for 2019 I realized one thing: Goals are scary! They look great on paper and I’m all like “I GOT THIS”…until I look at… Read more Wait, I’m an artist? →
Who doesn’t like the Black and White Cookie??!! Hard to resist, no matter what the season. Jerry Seinfeld, while standing in a deli with Elaine, says its the key to… Read more Look to the Cookie! →