That time I was inspired by chickens.… Read More Down On the Farm, Over In the Studio
Our home has been in upheaval since last year when we decided to switch my daughter’s bedroom with my art studio. I’m JUST now getting things set up in the new space. Feels so much better.
Trying to find something new and interesting to write about Leonardo da Vinci is difficult, for me anyway, as I’m attempting to convey information about THE Renaissance man. What could I possibly say about him that hasn’t been said? Nothing, okay? I accept that. But to leave him out feels wholly wrong, so I’m going… Read More Art History – Leonardo da Vinci
If you’re at all like me, the name van Eyck doesn’t ring any bells. Perhaps even his most famous painting, The Arnolfini Portrait, doesn’t look familiar to you, though it did to me. I think the first time I saw it I thought, “Is she pregnant?”. Sounds like a dumb question, but apparently I’m not… Read More Art History – Jan van Eyck
I minored in Art in college. The emphasis was photography, but of course my courseload included painting, drawing, and art history. Art history was my least favorite. I don’t remember if I just disliked the teacher, or the dissemination of information was just too dry, but I don’t remember a single thing I was taught… Read More Art History – An Introduction
my first paid commission… Read More The First of Many
I’ve seen Jamie Cullum in concert three times now. The first, in San Diego, at a multi-act concert put on by a local radio station. That’s when we first heard of him. He was a last minute replacement act for someone. He blew us away, and we went out and bought his music (two studio… Read More I love Jamie Cullum