Tag Archive for art

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…

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…

AS = Artist Spotlight – Jennifer LeBlanc

  I met Jennifer at the beginning of my blogging adventures. Jennifer has a beautifulness about her. When I speak of beauty – I speak of it with this definition: beau·ty 1.The quality present that gives intense pleasure or deep satisfaction to the mind, arising from a friend in which high spiritual qualities are manifest.  …

Sow A Star Garden

I decided I wanted to create a painting for my friend Teresa. I love her twitter handle – @StarGardener! And ever since I met her I’ve had visions of her Star Garden in my mind. I actually did two pieces…

The Secret Garden – First Sketch

I spent much of today watching two versions of The Secret Garden for inspiration for an illustration for my soon to be sister-in-law’s new tattoo! When starting an illustration I contemplate for a few days. I design in my mind…

Day 259 – What is Art?

Art is not a thing; it is a way. – Elbert Hubbard I’ve often pondered the question “what is art?” – as I’m sure most artists and critics do at some time. And although everyone seems to have an opinion…

Day 131 – Let Love Rule

Give love. The last time I was so active with my art was the couple of years before I got sick. We were living in the bay area south of San Francisco and I was helping to run a small…