Making Art & Being An Artist

2013 Apples For AS – Day 6

    So the best laid plans… I drew this cute little house the other morning and got it ready to watercolor but then I realized I have no clue where my watercolors and watercolor pallet are. I have searched…

Creativity Knows No Bounds

    I decided that for Christmas I wanted to make things for people. Hand made feels good to the maker and most always wonderful to the receiver. We all have so much so what do you give? So for…

And Some Days I Slay The Beast…

    I remember painting this dragon. Today he needed to make another appearance. Remember – you have the power to change your perspective. Let the dragon win on occasion but better yet, keep him around as a reminder that…

FREE Coloring Pages!

One of the things I love doing is creating images that children and adults can use to make art. I believe in the process of making art. Creating, especially with color is healing. ¬†Why do we continue to think that…

Create From The Heart NOT The Head

  “If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing.” – Marc Chagall   I have a tendency to over think pretty much everything. The art I create that I think about loses its…

Pink Potted Geraniums

  I think geraniums may be one of my favorite flowers to paint. This piece is reminiscent of a very large acrylic painting I gave my older brother years ago. I can so see this on greeting cards, yard flags,…