Here's an update of classes and events to look out for in the next few months. Subscribe and I will send you information as we get closer to the dates. Shop in Person! November 29-30th-SF Etsy at Pier 35 in San Francisco. Above are some small abstracts that will be available for purchase. Take a class in person or online! January 2, 2015-I will be hosting my first It's Friday, Let's Paint! class. We will be painting a dahlia together as a group and you will take a finished pa
I wish I had some big news to share. I've been promoting and building and submitting and have yet to see any satisfactory results. They say it takes time, so I'm trying to relish the tiny successes. What I'm most excited about right now, is that I finally figured out how to scan and print from my computer to my "new" wireless printer, which I got several months ago. It's the little things, right?
The last week was productive. I "built" a lot towards my goals. I worked on some more ideas for my painting classes. I've started venturing out and promoting the class to the local library and art association. If you'd like to hear more about future classes in the area, feel free to subsrcibe to my website (I promise I won't send spam mail). I cleaned out my studio and bought some tables and chairs. Things are progressing. It feels good to be crossing items off the list but,
The Painter in his Studio-1663, Adriaen Jansz Van Ostade When I was younger, I imagined a painter as a solitary person in a studio surrounded by canvases with brushes and paints in hand. The reality is that I spend a small percentage of my time actually painting and most of my time learning the skills of the trade. I had to learn how to build a canvas. I had to learn how to mix colors. I had to learn how to use brushes and paints. How to select brushes and paints. I had to le