The Youngest Bridesmaid

The Message Behind “The Youngest Bridesmaid”

On the surface of my latest painting, "The Youngest Bridesmaid", 30x24, Oil on Panel, it looks innocent enough. It shows two little girls in gowns on a special occasion. At the foot of the youngest child…

Completion of ‘The Doll Maker from Cabo’

Last week I wrote about my journey painting my latest portrait, "The Doll Maker from Cabo". This week I'll continue my thoughts as I completed the portrait.  Progress shots appeared on my Facebook Fan Art Page…

The Doll Maker from Cabo

The Making of ‘The Doll Maker From Cabo’

Recently I finished my painting, "The Doll Maker from Cabo".  It's an oil painting on Belgian Linen Canvas, 30x24.  I posted progress shots on my Facebook page but I thought you may be interested in my thought…

Just Posing as an Artist

I have read that models posing live for an artist are a must for every artist.  Those who paint from photos are sometimes frowned upon in the art community and are deemed as a 'lesser' or inferior…

Collecting Fine Art – May Not Be An…

I'm finding out more and more that Facebook may be a great place for marketing artwork but it may not be a place for Fine Art Collectors or buyers.  There are a lot of fine art admirers (who…

Couples Art – A Portrait of Love for…

This weekend is the annual weekend of love. Yes it's Valentines Day for those who need reminded. You might be headed out for a nice night out for a candlelit dinner or maybe something more intimate with…

Some Days are Such a Trudge

One step forward and three steps back.  That's what it feels like some days.  This year I've committed myself to be in my studio every day painting.  Some days I can't leave and seem to…