Ideas are everywhere. I have been listening to the Beetles channel on the radio. What I love about their music is that it is about their life and times with universal themes just as relevant today as it was last century. They could write a song about anything and make it successful. But they alsoContinue reading “Where do ideas come from?”
Observing from nature is a way to grow as a painter. Here are five ways to improve your plein air paintings: 1) Simplify your composition. 2) Tie your dark shapes together. 3) Be selective. The more you use of a color, the less impact it has. 4) Start with a thumbnail value study that showsContinue reading “5 tips to better Plein air painting”
Happy Little Clouds, got the Bronze Ribbon at the Melvin Gallery, Florida Southern College in the Lakeland Art Guild annual members’ show. This show will only be available until June 7th. Be sure to stop by to see all the fine art.
Make the sky part of the painting, not just the background of your idea. Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton