Bridging Worlds through Creativity

Posts tagged ‘art’

Reductionism

Whenever I travel, there’s an internal negotiation, between my lofty imagined self and my shoulder, which carries the bag, deciding which art supplies and camera I ought…

Beginner’s Mind

How does one attain a state of beginner’s mind, when not actually a beginner? Is it possible when you have fifty years of playing with everything…

Any Mark…

…is better than No Mark. These few words guided me today as I hesitated for hours before making any marks on this underpainting. It took me…

Water Weilding

After two classes in watercolor techniques, with teacher and artist Susan Cowan, here is a recent project start: underpainting done with a pouring technique which will…

Meet Emma

Dogs may be a theme for the month, so please welcome Emma! She’s a watercolor on Yupo, which is a plastic substrate, often used with inks,…

Jack the Dog

It’s been a few days since I’ve been in my studio, but on Saturday attended an all-day workshop learning the basics of encaustic and encaustic collage.…

unVeiling

Today, the sun was shining and I was able to get outdoors and into the garden to do some much needed clean-up. I took away the…