The Creative Connection

Modern Abstract Art Fashion Apparel Infusion

 After all of these years of creating modern fine art paintings, these unique creations are now coming to life on a new canvas. As our dear poet Robert Frost once said "Two roads diverged in a wood, and I- I took the one less traveled by. And that has made all the difference"... Being an artist…(continue reading)

The Chrysm Institute of Esthetics

For myself, receiving customer appreciation photos are an absolutely wonderful thing to be given. As an online artist, especially, paintings are sent off to live in homes and businesses all across the world. It is a rare and greatly appreciated occasion that I get to see the environment in which they...(continue reading)

The many uses of Gesso

Today I wanted to talk a little bit about gesso.  Artists use gesso in many different ways. First, it can be used to prime a canvas for a smooth finish. Many artists smooth on layer after layer filling in every little nook and cranny or "pit" of the canvas to begin on a surface that is smooth and...(continue reading)