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Moving back to dry media for general purposes.

Instead of roaming over backposts to see various snapshots of myself in time, maybe what I need to do is write. Most of my free time today has been taken up with homework, eating, or sleeping. 1,213 more words


A use, a frame, a narrative

A family member once told me that when they were in art classes, they could copy what they saw, but when they tried to draw from imagination, it was very hard for them. 562 more words


2.21.18 Expanding Borders

I have trouble capturing a full picture of my paintings. Unless the camera is exactly parallel with the canvas some of the edges will inevitably get cropped out. 192 more words

Paint Journal

Fired Clay Hearts

English Class sixth graders used small amounts of tempera paint mixed  together with white chalk paint to finish their fired clay heart boxes. The lovely textures and details of the boxes really popped with the application of the chalky pastel paint mixture. 78 more words

Education In Pori, Finland

Paint with me this spring!

Exploring Oil Painting
Mondays, 1-4:00 p.m., March 5 – April 9, 2018 (no class April 2)
Your Home Public Library

$15 one-time fee for supplies, for five 3-hour sessions… 177 more words


in the gouache

Here’s “Mandolin Man”, a piece I finished that tests my new red gouache color. On the musicians neck strap you can most clearly see the new red I’d mentioned in my last post. 68 more words

gouache it's red

I’ve been back to the art supply store recently – and have gotten a red gouache color I’m happier with! Check out my test swatches below… 75 more words