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Getting Abstract With My New Piece of Artwork

Anyone who's been following my slowly emerging art career over the past year will probably have noticed my work tends to stick to the realm of realism. But after the scramble to get enough pieces of artwork of a similar style completed for my solo show, I wanted to experiment with a few new things … Continue reading Getting Abstract With My New Piece of Artwork

The Dates Have Been Determined!

As you may remember (because I keep going on and on about it), I was recently selected to be one of the artists featured as part of the Clackamas County Arts Alliance’s Artist Exhibit Program (if not, you can read about it here). For a while I thought someone made a mistake. After all, yours truly … Continue reading The Dates Have Been Determined!

My Artwork Has Been Selected for AEP!

Last night my iPad went "ping." No, it wasn't playing the Birth in the First World scene from Monty Python's Meaning of Life (see below if you have no idea what I'm talking about); it was an email. And this was the first sentence of the email that had me dancing around the kitchen going, … Continue reading My Artwork Has Been Selected for AEP!

Writing: The Toughest Job I’ll Ever Love

Just because I'm off seeing some wonderfully historic stuff, eating too much, and probably walking a kazillion miles each day, doesn't mean I've forgotten about my faithful readers. To keep you entertained while I'm away, I'm recycling/revising one of my most popular posts: Are You Tough Enough To Be A Writer? Enjoy and see you … Continue reading Writing: The Toughest Job I’ll Ever Love