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.
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 […]
Art Vancouver: The seers – Owls. All knowing and all seeing. Owls are symbols of intelligence, wisdom and learning. They are often the intermediaries between heaven and earth. Owls are the rulers of the night and seers of souls. In this instance, the owls are the keepers of animal spirits as they are passing from […]
Art Vancouver: Pueblo Bonito Vision – Imagine yourself on a full moon night in a tent with coyotes surrounding and poking your tent as their yelps and cackles rise you from your slumber. Between fear and communing with the natural world lies a place in the mind where your mind wanders. Attempting to return in […]
I was attempting to not have to pre-pack my art studio in boxes as much as possible so that I would save some time. I had white carts on wheels I could push with my foot and I could pack just a bit at a time and the trades could wheel them in at the […]
How do you know if you are too focused or if you are having memory lapses? How do you determine if your memory pattern has changed? How can you use and adapt to these changes? So what do I mean by all of this? I’ve been so busy with my big studio move I forgot […]
Create interesting black and white shapes with black gesso Using black gesso apply interesting black shapes on a white surface. Let dry. Organize your leftover blue color family paints Move around your surface with different colors within the same color family. In this example I am working with blues. Put thin layers of blue colors […]