The significance of Poppy Day

In Flanders fields, poppies signify the bloodshed of WW1.So when it comes to painting, why not just replace poppies with splashes of blood? The brutality is offset by the rising sun, a message that no matter how desperate the situation, the sun still comes up the next morning. You get another go at life.

Project 2: Alternative painting tools – Gesture – throw, drip, splash, scatter, gravity

Exercise 1.1 Painting with the brush   Artist research Jackson Pollock The Japanese Gutai group Janine Antoni Carolee Schneeman Niki de Saint Phalle … Project 2: Alternative painting tools – Gesture – throw, drip, splash, scatter, gravity

Painting in the digital medium is just as rewarding as with traditional methods

Here’s an Orangutan I painted in Procreate. I like using the flowing hair brush to layer the hair. If I tried that using watercolor, the paper would turn to mulch? If I used acrylic, there would be the risk of overpainting so much that I’d lose the under layers. This way I can add asContinue reading “Painting in the digital medium is just as rewarding as with traditional methods”

Estate Sale Art

In Tallahassee estate sales are often nothing more than glorified yard sales. I never get my hopes up that I’ll find something that will make my … Estate Sale Art