While painting the beautiful weeds from the walking path after the end of their life cycle, I noticed out of the corner of my eye that my orchids had started their re-blooming for this year. I thought it was a wonderful… Continue Reading
It occurs to me as we approach the beginning of the New Year, a time when I do entirely too much thinking, that one of the biggest problems we face as artists is lack of confidence.
If there’s anything in this world more confusing than the brush display at an art store, I would like to know what it is. . . or maybe I wouldn’t!
Christmas morning was cold, but there was no wind and the sky was blue, so the sun touched everything with golden light as I walked with my dog, Teddy.
Vesta Abel is well known and loved by many as one of the founders of rubber stamping and paper crafts. She had a company called Comotion, which was one of the largest and most successful, and she was always on… Continue Reading
Thanks to my friend, Marianna, for this post idea. She reminded me in an email this morning, how often I am asked this question. At my retreats, I use my iPad extensively for presenting lessons, showing video on a flat… Continue Reading
One of the most attractive things in graphic design of catalogs, etc. is when real life crosses over onto the written, drawn, or printed page, while still looking like real life. It’s a good thing I have this example above,… Continue Reading
This is a legacy post from October, 2008, rescued from the archives of MobileMe! I was thinking about fish. So I sketched these two. Can you find the letter “L” in the sketch? It’s there.
You learn something new every day – at least one thing.