Sunbury Shores Art Show – Re-cap of opening night

What a great opening night! The staff and volunteers at Sunbury Shores Art and Nature Centre are fantastic.  I thought I would share some of the pictures from that night, I had such a great time. It was wonderful seeing such a big turn out and getting to speak with...

As an Artist you should never stop learning

I started taking a workshop on traditional methods of oil painting. The instructor, Cliff Turner is an excellent artist, he is also a great teacher with a good sense of humor (very important). I have painted with oils for some time now but I have never painted using...

Oil Painting 3, day 3 of 30 day painting challenge

My painting for day 3 is a small landscape 4×10″ in oil, I find it quite a challenge painting this small. I am already learning useful lessons. I am enjoying not worrying about the small details, it is quite freeing. Trying to add nice thick paint for...

Painting 2 on day 2 of the 30 day painting challenge.

I was so excited about the 30-day challenge I could barely sleep. I finally got up around 7 am. I am not just excited about painting but also about daily blogging, I have gotten out of the habit and hopefully, this will get me back into it. This one is the view off my...

Seven Watercolors on Rice Paper (Batik) Started WIP

So Excited! I started 7 new paintings today. I have one layer of paint and one layer of wax on. This is the second layer of paint pictured below. They are hanging to dry waiting for another layer of wax. These paintings are all treed landscapes, two of which have old...