Author : artistdesigner

Written on Mar, 16, 2017 by in , ,

This week I decided to pick clouds for my painting subject. I think it’s appropriate due to the time change and the month of March. We are entering spring and with the change of the season I think there is a general shift in inspiration for most artists.

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Written on Mar, 03, 2017 by in ,

This series of succulents was inspired by a class I took with Barbara Roth at the San Clemente Art Supply last summer. I wanted to do a few studies to refresh my memory on how to paint succulents. To mix it up I painted with gouache instead of watercolors which has less opacity and almost an acrylic feel. I love …

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Written on Feb, 14, 2017 by in ,

I have been out of town a lot lately snowboarding and being with family. This winter season has been very busy which means I haven’t had time to paint or prep paintings to work on. I made this short time-lapse video of painting succulents in my garden last week. I also purchased a new camera, a tiny square outdoors camera …

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Written on Feb, 07, 2017 by in , ,

This past month has been an extreme challenge for me. I decided to openly blog about the experiences I have had in the last four weeks because I think others can understand and appreciate it. Two weeks ago I had to take my grandmother to the hospital and she is now recovering in a therapy center for a serious condition. …

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Written on Jan, 11, 2017 by in , ,

We were skiing in Big Bear, the snow falling on a beautiful white lit run at 8 p.m. when it occurred to me I needed new gear. One of my favorite activities during the winter time is snowboarding and skiing. Generally I just love the snow and being in nature. Trees have¬†also¬†been an inspiration and a reason I love ski …

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