Teaching Art – Getting Ready to Go Online

Course review: Illustrating Expressive Portraits in Procreate by Maia Faddoul REMINDER: SKILLSHARE IS STILL OFFERING AN EXTENDED FREE TRIAL PERIOD OF 60 DAYS! WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS! REGISTER NOW!!! I really enjoyed this course. At first, I had concerns that I wouldn't follow because it was all done on … Continue reading Teaching Art – Getting Ready to Go Online

Isolation Fantasy Blues #6

I've started teetering over the edge of boredom and the need to do something is growing into a near frenzy! With dozens of pages left to fill from the music sheets, chosen for these pastel drawings... well, here are a few more... staying with the fantasy of being able to live with quiet, if I … Continue reading Isolation Fantasy Blues #6

Isolation Fantasy Blues #4

I've started teetering over the edge of boredom and the need to do something is growing into a near frenzy! With dozens of pages left to fill from the music sheets, chosen for these pastel drawings... well, here are a few more... staying with the fantasy of being able to live with quiet, if I … Continue reading Isolation Fantasy Blues #4

Isolation Fantasy Blues #3

COVID-19 is playing with my dreams and the concept of isolation is giving birth to a whole new set of fantasies... My subconscious is looking for idyllic locations where I want to be isolated. In this case, I believe it's in the Scottish highlands. The mountains envelop me in a sense of calm and safety, … Continue reading Isolation Fantasy Blues #3

Isolation Fantasy Blues #2

COVID-19 is playing with my dreams and the concept of isolation is giving birth to a whole new set of fantasies... My subconscious is looking for idyllic locations where I want to be isolated. In this case, I believe it's in the Scottish highlands. The mountains envelop me in a sense of calm and safety, … Continue reading Isolation Fantasy Blues #2

Isolation Fantasy Blues #1

COVID-19 is playing with my dreams and the concept of isolation is giving birth to a whole new set of fantasies... My subconscious is looking for idyllic locations where I want to be isolated. In this case, I believe it's in the Scottish highlands. The mountains envelop me in a sense of calm and safety, … Continue reading Isolation Fantasy Blues #1

Isolation Fantasy Blues

I started this series on April 1st, 2020 not knowing what the world would look like by the time they got published. Isolation is having all sorts of effects on my psyche. From mild despair to creative euphoria. I've begun dreaming about isolation in idyllic locations... well, idyllic in my fantasy at any rate. I … Continue reading Isolation Fantasy Blues

Building a Creative Community – Presenting Víctor Mauricio Rodríguez

Let's encourage and support our fellow artists! I recently connected with an inspiring artist and art educator: Víctor Mauricio Rodríguez on LinkedIn. We embraced what social media allows us to continue, where isolation has left us wanting... sharing creative passions! I'd like to share a little of what he shared about himself and his work, … Continue reading Building a Creative Community – Presenting Víctor Mauricio Rodríguez

Neo-Apocalyptic Dust Mites #5

In my self-isolation due to Covid-19, the house has been cleaned and re-cleaned to a point of sterilization. Between cleanings, I’ve been reading, wasting time on social media, and making artworks. I discovered some abstract outlines in an old sketchbook and pulled out some bottles of acrylic inks I wanted to use before they dried … Continue reading Neo-Apocalyptic Dust Mites #5

Neo-Apocalyptic Dust Mites #4

In my self-isolation due to Covid-19, the house has been cleaned and re-cleaned to a point of sterilization. Between cleanings, I’ve been reading, wasting time on social media, and making artworks. I discovered some abstract outlines in an old sketchbook and pulled out some bottles of acrylic inks I wanted to use before they dried … Continue reading Neo-Apocalyptic Dust Mites #4