On the flight here, to Nashville, I got the sketchbook out. It’s a great way to pass the time on a flight. Headphones in, sketchbook out, go into my own world. It makes the flight go by much faster. Today is day two of my Nashville workshop. The first day here we went to… Continue reading On the road in Nashville
It turned cold here overnight. We’ve been having a pretty mild winter, but last night that changed. I went outside to give the chickens food and water and was attacked by the frosty air every step of the way. It just hurts more and more each step. Like little picks going into your exposed skin.… Continue reading The Cold Spell
So for those of you who read yesterday’s post, you know I had a commission I had to finish before I left for Nashville. I had the painting almost done and realized I was doing the wrong painting. That left me with today to finish it. I couldn’t do the late night thing. Just wasn’t… Continue reading Finished!
I’m leaving for Nashville in 3 days and I have a commissioned painting I need to get done for a gallery in the Mid-West. The gallery had picked out a painting I had done in the past and asked if I could do something similar with a different color scheme. I said okay, even though… Continue reading My first big whoops of 2016
I’m taking one of my sketches and creating a painting from it. In the past I would just jump right in on the canvas with an idea without sketching it first. Now I’m taking my ideas, sketching them out in my sketchbook, then tackling the painting. Its that extra step that procrastinating artsy types don’t… Continue reading Working on a wood panel
Its that time of year when everyone comes up with a New Years resolution. I’m not really a fan of resolutions because if there is something you want to stick to or change you should just do it when you want to, not on Jan 1. Okay, can someone help me down off my soapbox… Continue reading So its 2016