In My Studio This Week – Transitions
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In My Studio This Week – Transitions

In my studio this week, I am in a state of transition. I am in the midst of packing up to head north for the summer. I’m bringing all of the paintings in my “Wine, Women, and Song” series for potential display at a winery in Walla Walla, Washington. I did work more on those…

Back in the Studio – Healing through Art
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Back in the Studio – Healing through Art

After an arduous journey for my brother’s funeral, I’m back in the studio. It took some time to really feel like getting back to my art as I was emotionally exhausted. The studio kept calling and I finally immersed myself as best I could and found healing through art. I did get nearly finished with…

Peek into my Studio – Mixed Media Paintings and Some Sorrow
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Peek into my Studio – Mixed Media Paintings and Some Sorrow

I’m having a difficult time writing this week. I’ve done some painting but have been disrupted by sad family news. My older brother is nearing the end of life, and it breaks my heart. Currently I’m making plans to try and see him before it’s too late. I knew he had been admitted to the…

In the Studio This Week – Creative Slump, Mixed Media Portrait, and Metal Leaf
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In the Studio This Week – Creative Slump, Mixed Media Portrait, and Metal Leaf

In the studio this week, I spent most of the time working on several layers to develop a mixed media portrait. This will be the first in a series in what I hope will define my artistic voice. I have been in a creative slump! I also visited the Tempe Festival of the Arts and…