I have had a very busy April and did not have art to post this week. I'm preparing for a yard sale next weekend, so I thought I would share my garden photos with you. We have had a lovely spring here in the Georgia Piedmont this year and my flowers are gorgeous.
Paper Clay Workshop Overview
This painting is ready to begin the long process of layering and glazing in oils. If you follow me on Patreon, you can watch the live videos of the underpainting process.
The Hart and the Hind Concept Color SketchThis concept sketch is the starting point for an oil painting on birch panel. In my previous post, I discussed the preliminary process for designing the composition and prepping the panel for the painting.In this painting I am exploring the inter-connectedness of man and nature, the tranquility found … Continue reading On the Easel: The Hart and the Hind Concept
This line drawing has been transferred to a birch panel with multiple layers of tissue paper applied to create texture. I am repurposing an old painting for this concept that had a textural background featuring text. Because I have completely restructured the narrative of my work, I did not want the words to read as … Continue reading On the Easel: The Hart and the Hind
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This narrative painting is a self-portrait expressing determination and the fierce spirit that refuses to be broken.
Thistle Queen This self-portrait was inspired by years of criticism that I am aggressive and confrontational. Though I am hardly without faults, I find that people are most likely to label me this way when I am being passionate about a belief or project, or when I am standing up for myself. Taking up space … Continue reading Thistle Queen
The last few weeks have been incredibly busy as I finalize my submissions for art prizes and artist residency applications. I have been working on a tremendous amount of writing recently and look forward to sharing it with you over the next few weeks. I have begun offering consulting services to other artists as well … Continue reading Client Feedback
I'm hoping to finish both paintings by the end of the week for an art prize submission, although that is a very ambitious goal. I have a long list of portraits I want to complete for my show in December that need to be set up and started.