Going Green in the Art Studio

No Soapbox Today... Now before you think this is a blog about eco-friendly tips for artists, let me assure you now — this is actually about diving into the delicious green hues of the paint-pot. Green is an unusual colour for monotone painting but I have fished out some of my art that has at least... Continue Reading →

5 Tips on Getting Back In The Groove

Lost your Mojo? This can apply to any creative endeavour.  When you feel like you have done all there is to do or that you just don't know where to turn next, you have lost your groove! "I was selling out and painting what the public wanted." I was feeling really stifled a while ago... Continue Reading →

Digging Even Deeper…Inner Art Expression

Please read the past articles relating to this blog HERE (Going Deeper...Inner Art Expression) and HERE (Got It!  Inner Art Expression Expressed). The Cosmos on a Canvas A couple of weeks ago my hand, brush, paints and right brain hemisphere took my canvas on a journey into a very colourful cosmos.  Here is the outer manifestation of... Continue Reading →

Got It — Inner Art Expressed!

Please recap on last weeks article HERE. I left off with saying that I still felt something was wrong.  An inner imbalance, something was crying out! What Could Possibly Be Amiss? I sat on my couch looking at my painting, still feeling that something was out of alignment.  Do I still have to dig even... Continue Reading →

Going Deeper…Inner Art Expression

Please read last weeks art blog HERE to recap on this interesting new artistic expression I have discovered in me. Boring... This week I started off doing my usual weekly art schedule.  Painting pretty pictures (you know, the ones that 'sell') and when I got to the end of the day this one popped out.... Continue Reading →

Art Commissions — The Soulworks Project (Part 4)…The Finished Product!

Please read Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 to recap. Let's Pick Up with a Hiccup! So I left off last weeks blog with a slight hiccup... My client came to see the painting and she liked it but I could sense something was bothering her. "I had misinterpreted her want for silver, black, a hint of... Continue Reading →

Art Commissions — The Soulworks Project (Part 3)…Painting the Picture

Please read Part 1 and Part 2 if you wish to recap. Let The Painting Begin... So with the prelim sketch having been accepted, the real work starts.  You will see, in the photographs below,  just why I never show the client the process. Layering Art is done in stages and layers and, usually, only... Continue Reading →

Art Commissions — The Soulworks Project (Part 2)…the Prelim Sketch

Please read Part 1 HERE The Sketch The next step of the commission process is to provide the client with a rough colour sketch of the proposed artwork along with a detailed description of how you got there. With all the specs my client gave me (please see Part 1), I came up with this... Continue Reading →

Why I love to paint flowers…

When I paint a flower I feel an overwhelming bliss - an excitement to capture the beauty and magic of what I see and feel when I am in their glorious presence. I am never happier than when I have a house full of flowers and the scent hangs on the air. Or when I am in my garden... Continue Reading →

Something Blue…

Today is going to be a visual blog.  I have taken some of my favourite paintings/artworks with a boisterously, blissful blue hue/theme. Come take a journey with me, let's waltz through the world in blue... I hope you enjoyed this trip with me. What colour do you like to see in monotone art?  What is... Continue Reading →

Some More of My Best Selling Art Prints

If you want to see my top selling art prints then click here. These are some more of my best selling art prints online. I love doing the backgrounds for these paintings.  Many people have asked me if it is a stencil - definitely not!  This is all done by hand and no pattern is ever... Continue Reading →

Painting Dolphins

As promised, in my previous blog about whales (read here), this art blog is going to be about painting dolphins.  As I explained in the 'Why you have to love whales' blog - I live in Cape Town and am privileged to see these beautiful mammals expressing their joyous souls on a regular basis. I... Continue Reading →

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