When I paint or create a sculpture, I am not sure I would be able to stay focused if I had a human studio assistant. 🙂 Chevy, my dachshund, is great support and I'll call her the best studio assistant! (Chevy is probably curious why I dance, with my paint brush in hand while wearing [...]
I have to say, I have a really cool view from my studio. The sound of the wind gently moving the branches is beautiful to hear. I feel so fortunate to see it everyday.
In reality I am a thriving,recognized artist, living her dream. I have had plenty of acceptances, awards and applause. So don't feel sorry for me, today I received a "Dear John" letter. In the art world that means a nice rejection letter for a submission to a show. A thanks, but no-thanks. It goes with [...]
I sit in my studio this evening and the air is howling and the sound of rain drops are faint with the sound of wind. I usually have music generously playing while I paint. Not tonight. I like the sound of nature. I hear the whisper of an idea.
It is that time of year that is busy for most, and getting in the studio to paint or sculpt is a challenge. I think those that consider themselves artists', are always creating in one way or another...it is just in our blood. 😉 I purchased a wreath from the local 8th grade class as [...]
I paint large canvases and I do not have a separate studio, so my studio is my garage. Since I live in the Pacific Northwest, on an island, many months of the year my "studio" gets too cold to really be able to paint. In the past I have succumbed to doing smaller works in [...]
For the creatives on your gift list, I have compiled a few extraordinary items that will thrill your artist. Any one of them (or all if you are inclined ) will give Santa a lot of points this holiday season. (For those on a more limited budget visit my list of affordable gifts for artist’s [...]