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Time is on our Hands

Posted on December 26, 2022 at 7:10 PM

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2020 starts with many of us turning to family, cooking and painting. Inspirations comes at strange times and when least expected. Make use of those times because they don't always last. Express yourself in color if you're painting. Find the subject matter of your thoughts and capture its essense.


If you don't know how to start a painting, then find images online or in your photo album to inspire yourselft. Then, start with the background and don't be afraid, because the beauty about paint is that it can be re-applied and covered over until you are happiest!

When brainstorming

Posted on June 21, 2019 at 10:05 PM

Think out of the box and find simplicity behind complex concepts. But, you have to be somewhat educated behind the subject matter in order to create sometihng meaningful. 

How I get started

Posted on January 7, 2019 at 11:40 PM

What kinda of project are we talking about? Self-initiated; create a piece of art and then place it on the market to sell, or comissioned; I was hired to create a specific piece of art.


EIther way, it starts with coffee, research and visualization. If I can't see it first then the day will not go as smoothly. So, I like to start with sketching, gathering ideas, references and supplies. This can take some time. It never goes exactly as planned either as there are a lot of variables and ways to tackle a project. There's no right or wrong way. Sometimes it's frustrating and sometimes the stars are alighed. Either way, focus and perseverance are the main ingredients. This means I need to be prepared with food or no food, coffee or tea, sometimes just water, music or silence and most of all enthusiasm.


Some days I get a lot done and other days are just challenging to get anyhting done as I planned. But, as long as the project is moving ahead the next day is easier.

A day with an artist

Posted on January 7, 2019 at 11:05 PM

Always different, unpredictable and a work in progress.