I enjoy the rigor of a daily art practice.
Much of my artistic output is created through the practice of making daily paintings. While I can't always paint on a sustained schedule that a long-term daily painting practice requires, I can easily make a drawing.
So, on January 1, 2018, I began to make a drawing a day. I post them on Instagram. Read More
In just a few short weeks, I will be participating in the Northwest Flower and Garden show, February 17-21, at the Washington Convention and Trade Center.
I made a short 41-second video featuring a few of my new paintings I am preparing for the show. I really enjoy making these little videos. I like setting the images to music as a way to express myself through my art. Read More
The calla lily originated thousands of years ago in southern Africa, particularly from the range of South Africa to Malawi and the island of Madagascar. The most common tropical calla comes from the banks of the Nile River in Egypt it is called calla lily, Ethiopian lily, or common calla.
For this painting, I chose to use yellow as the predominant hue in the painting. Yellow is the most luminous of all the colors of the spectrum. It’s the color that captures our attention more than any other color. It’s the color of happiness, and optimism, of enlightenment and creativity, sunshine and spring.
I also made a short little 60-second video showing various stages of creating this painting. I hope that you will enjoy it! Read More
I notice as I begin my first blog post of 2016 that I am remembering the pressure to produce a daily painting. Then, I relax and say to myself "this isn't the daily painting. I don't have to finish anything before the dawn of the next day. All I have to do is to write and to share a little of what is going on in my world."
So, here it goes! Read More