Inside the Artist Studio

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 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)

Coral Reef Paintings

I absolutely love the Coral Reef paintings that I create. I usually lay the painting onto a thick heavy textured canvas body. I typically use a very thick layer of gesso that I apply to the canvas with a wide spreading knife and then I drop gesso from high above the canvas to give it the bubbles in water…(continue reading)

Let's talk about the artwork of Antonio Mora

This outstanding piece of work is a digital fusion, if you will of a woman and a head of garlic.  I think it is brilliant!  I can't stop staring at it.  It was created by Antonio Mora, who I can't seem to find much about on the web.  I have a few of his other creations in my Art Appreciation…(continue reading)

Follow me on Pinterest

I wanted to share with you guys my new found love or should I say addiction to Pinterest.I have become totally enamored with finding new items, pictures, do it yourself projects and so on.  I try to get on there at least once at night during my "down" time and add to my boards.   I absolutely…(continue reading)