When making things is your livelihood you don’t want to spend a lot of time experimenting. At least I don’t. It’s taken a lot of discipline to let myself “play” and over time I’ve been able to set aside part of my week to explore new mediums and just let go. This was was one […]
I led a SoulCollage workshop at Indigo Art Studio at the beginning of this month. It was fun and exploratory! Here are what attendees had to say: “I love collage and this holds a meaningful purpose for a favorite art medium” “It was relaxing and a nice way to express and process feelings” “Everything […]
Last week I participated in a class to learn Gyotaku printing. I used a real octopus. I got a scan of the original today and I’m working on ideas for prints.
It’s all in the details and finally… “Mesmerize” 8×10 ink on watercolor *SOLD*
This piece is size 16×20 on white watercolor paper. *SOLD* I found that this particular watercolor paper absorbed the ink more than I wanted it to. I had to go over the white lines (and some of the colors) several times. POSCA pens are generally easy to layer and add on top of one another […]
My process begins with a few black lines. Sometimes I activate the canvas by using ink and other times graphite. It was at this point I was feeling very insecure about her and I considered throwing it in the trash about a dozen times. I messaged my friend Jenn and she said “push past the […]
This is the actual image of a photo a friend showed of a sea turtle. She took the photo with an underwater camera while on vacation in the Turks and Caicos. I knew I needed to draw this guy so I asked her to email me the photo. This is what he looked like (obviously […]