Some where in the middle

Finding that livable spot As an artist I have struggled with emotions for most of my life.  The worst one is fear.  Not fear like, lets say, “end of the world fear”, but fear in failure.  For me as an artist, it’s failure in itself. Over coming Fear Let me get this straight I have not over come…

You Feeling It? Texture Medium

Back again, For another week in the studio, and ready to go.  This week is going to be full.  This past weekend was a bit hectic and here’s why: You know what’s really scary? Finding your laundry room flooded, and having to call for a repairman at Christmas time. You know what is really satisfying? Having…

Working with Lifting Preparation

Lifting Preparation…

Is one of the better mediums that you can invest in. It is wonderful for just going back over your image, with a wet brush, and a paper towel, and lifting off some of the pigment, to create that lighter or illuminated look. I love this because some times I tend to over work, and then need to remove some of the pigment just a little.

Let’s Have Fun

Oh The Weather Outside Is Frightful But inside the studio is delightful. Any time I head to the studio, I try to have fun, to play.  To open that studio door, and expect something exciting to happen,  If by planning, or by happy accident.  How ever it happens, but art,  has never disappointed me. It’s a…

Adding Iridescent Medium

Once I rekindled my love for watercolor, I started to think, what if…. What if I used a Blending medium, what if I used and iridescent medium, how would this look, and on and on.  So I went to my favorite “artist what if”  store, that is Dick Blick and ordered all of Winsor &…