The Characters Emerge

  Seurat included so many people and animals in his “Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte”. My characters asserted their own, unique personalities. What “personality” do your Sunday afternoons take on?

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A Sunday Study

Before I started painting and inking my version of Seurat’s “A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte”, I did a composition study to get the layout and proportions. This really helped out rendering the illusion of distance (perspective) and dimension. I love this park. What park do you want to spend your…

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Color Inspiration for “Afternoon, Revisited”

  Color, wondrous color. I love transparent colors, but then, I also love the sheen of satin ribbon that rich, opaque color delivers. And oh, the metallics! In this flat-lay photo, you can see some of the colors swirling in my life right now and that have been reflected in my current work, “Afternoon, Revisited”.…

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Can you come to the show?

Can you come to the show or join me at the reception? I’ve got a painting, “Skelly Ball”, in the Membership Medley show at the Blue Line Arts Gallery in Roseville, Ca. A framed print of my “Wild Donkeys” will also be for sale in their Small Works Gallery section. The closing reception is Saturday,…

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A Classic Revisited

                                                                I’m so excited to give you a little peek at what I’ve been working on. You’ll see how it started and how it played out in my posts in the coming weeks. Can you guess what famous painting inspired my version of it? (Hint: this Impressionist piece…

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Coding for the Creative Soul

Maybe it was a collision of the stars in the sky that day that caused this chance meeting, but there I was, on December 3rd, flailing about, trying to get a grip on coding my website when … but wait, why was I, an artist/illustrator, focusing on learning to code HTML and CSS? Well, first…

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