Perfect Little Girls

8/28/17 Marie Laurencin a French painter, became one of the few women connected with the Cubist movement, a male dominated group of artists like many of the other art movements through history. Ms. Laurenin started out being educated as a porcelain painter later deciding to focus on oil painting studying in Paris at the Académie […]

The Composition #10

“The elements of composition embrace the whole creative process.” The Art of the Artist – Composition – by Fletcher Martin   The COMPOSITION #10 Line.  Perhaps one of the most obvious components of a composition but perhaps overlooked as to it’s potential power. A few definitions: LINE – a long, narrow mark or band. LINE […]

Youth, Heart and Art

This quote by Picasso says a lot for me.  In so many ways it draws me to the beauty and uninhibited creativity of a child.  The pure unadulterated joy of taking paint, a crayon, a marker or whatever and just letting it flow on the paper.  Too often as we grow into adulthood this part […]