I talk about one of my paintings at Art!Vancouver 2017: Modern Art and Petroglyphs, my techniques and approach to creating layers and using symbolism. Visit my website Modern Cave Paintings to see my newest work.
I talk about one of my paintings at Art!Vancouver 2017: Modern Art and Petroglyphs, my techniques and approach to creating layers. Visit my website Modern Cave Paintings to see my newest work.
Has it ever crossed your mind how it is that our ancestors created such wonderful cave art in total darkness? Although the majority of cave art was created closer to cave entrances, there is still a significant body of work that finds itself deep within the caves. What would account for the difference between “easily” […]
I accumulate many watercolour paintings during the course of a year! During my workshops, I often use segments of my warm up sketches or my entire demos as painting starts and make them into high end paintings. However, framing all of them can be a big expense. So early in my painting career I decided […]
Just attended a meeting for setting up criteria for the acceptance of paintings in the co-op gallery. The whole process was fascinating. First, we had to establish what type of work the gallery wanted to accept, our expectations and the entire application and selection process. I own my own gallery and have nothing but admiration […]
I don’t know if it’s the change of weather, having to conform to a time schedule or the doldrums, plain and simple, but I’m not finding as much joy in painting as I used to. Now once I get into the actual painting and start resolving it, I’m all in and relishing in the challenge. […]
I possess a Master’s in Art Education. I do not have a Bachelor of Fine Arts nor a Masters of Fine Arts. Most of my actual art education has been through my own trial and error, reading books, working for Golden Artist colors and tons of workshops with excellent instructors. I have studied with Canadian […]
I always enjoy a good artist conversation. The latest conversation between a few of my art friends involved deciphering what differentiates a person who calls themselves an artist from a professional artist? Good question. Is it a question of degrees that separates the so-called artist from the professional artist? Is it dedication? The numbers of […]
I was recently having lunch with a couple of artist friends when we began discussing the diverse types of artists in our art club. I started thinking about this and could define at least three types: there are the “newbie” painters who are basically pretty happy with whatever the art club presents to them. Then […]
Stories Under the Baobab Tree: Just as in any society people love to gather and talk about everything and nothing under the sun. In this rare depiction of women in petroglyph form, we see three women in an animated discussion under what is known as a baobab tree – also known as the tree of […]