Works in Very Slow Progress

No, don't check your calendar; it is indeed┬áSaturday. Seems yesterday managed to┬áslip by without me tossing out a F(ine) Art Friday post to the world. And yet the globe continues to spin...amazing. Snarky comments aside, there's not too much to report in my art world at the moment. I'm at the beginning and midpoint of … Continue reading Works in Very Slow Progress

Spending Time at My Abstract Zoo

Remember when you were a kid and art was all about having fun and simply making your mark on the page? Well, lately I've been feeling a bit "confined" by my art. Not that I don't love creating realistic images with my piles of colored pencils, but as you might guess, these drawings are laborious … Continue reading Spending Time at My Abstract Zoo

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Oh, Woe is My Watercolor

If there's one aspect of my creative world that is my nemesis, it's watercolors. I love the look of watercolor paintings and, conceptually, it doesn't seem much different than working with colored pencils: draw design, do an underlay of color, then fill in main color. Seems simple, right? WRONG! Or at least not for me. … Continue reading Oh, Woe is My Watercolor