The Composition #1

Deciding on a composition can be challenging and frustrating.  In my view it’s also one of the fundamental pieces to creating a grounded work of art. “The elements of composition embrace the whole creative process.” The Art of the Artist  – Composition – by Fletcher Martin The COMPOSITION Over the next weeks I will attempt […]

Oil Paint: What’s your Favorite?

Windsor Newton has been my brand of choice largely because it’s what I was introduced to in college and a high quality paint that I’ve enjoyed using over the years.  But as I am painting more I realized it might be fun to explore some of the other brands and get some “hands on” experience […]

When Creative Works aren’t Working

After 3 hours of working on a landscape painting no one wants to be faced with admitting to themselves  ” this isn’t working” and I don’t know what to do! Knowing this is part of the journey I still have trouble surrendering to this situation.  Yesterday while on location I found an inviting view into […]