500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #254 – Parades 10

Parades 10 The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. More 1970s colors how many of you had a wall in your room or apartment with this blue on it? Using acrylic paint in intermittent impasto and glazes to create the feeling of luminosity and depth. This is the last … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #254 – Parades 10

Midweek Poems – Hierophants

Hierophants Ancient fur-rimmed hat sits smoking Extra longs Fumbling with her brand-evident keychain Arthritic hands, shaking Sipping medium steam coffee Tossing her ashes to the floor Looking up at the Observer Snarling her anger at the intrusion Defiant eyes return to the Sunday tabloid Sighing in smoke and wetting her red lips At the juicy … Continue reading Midweek Poems – Hierophants

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #253 – Parades 9

Parades 9 The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. Why does purple seam so eerie and childlike at the same time? Somehow this dreamscape stresses me like an unfocused dream. The Technique: How I did this awesomeness! There’s a great deal of spontaneity in these paintings and that was … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #253 – Parades 9

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #252 – Parades 8

Parades 8 The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. There's a weird, wacky wind making everything wavy, or is it a giant Tsunami, just before it swallows the whole city? I feel the flashback of scenes from B-movies and low-budget sci-fi flicks are flooding forward this one reminds me … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #252 – Parades 8

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #251 – Parades 7

Parades 7 The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. Pulled deep from somewhere in my subconscious is this scene from The Toxic Avenger. Or at least my impression of the scene. It's raining toxic waste and the monster is positively alive in it! The Technique: How I did this … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #251 – Parades 7

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #250 – Parades 6

Parades 6 The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. It's amazing how sometimes certain colors are clear flashbacks to specific eras this brown sky feels very 1970s to me. While not actually there, my mind sees bell-bottom jeans on the figure. What do you see? The Technique: How I … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #250 – Parades 6

My Favourite Art Supplies – The Best Oils to Start With.

Oil Paints: The review: Winsor & Newton Winton Oil Color is the brand I’ve used most commonly for the basic colors. Like many painters, you will need a large tub of Liquid white, and a tub of black too. As you develop your mixing skills, you may choose others in large quantities. Note: You can … Continue reading My Favourite Art Supplies – The Best Oils to Start With.

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #249 – Parades 5

Parades 5 The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. Deep in your inebriation, the world often appears to be illuminated from within, with a sinister glow. No matter the festivity, evil is always... possible. The Technique: How I did this awesomeness! There’s a great deal of spontaneity in these … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #249 – Parades 5

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #248 – Parades 4

Parades 4 The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. What happens when confetti and rainfall together? Does it appear like globs of color raining down? The Technique: How I did this awesomeness! There’s a great deal of spontaneity in these paintings and that was enhanced by the bliss of … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #248 – Parades 4

Friday’s Folks – My Proud Dad Moment

When Our Kids Teach Us Grace This past Tuesday, my amazing daughter had her science fair. As a family, we pushed her to get organized, think out of the box, and be creative. After nearly two months of pushing our awesome teen and everything was as complete as it would be, we told our nervous … Continue reading Friday’s Folks – My Proud Dad Moment