Selecting the right paint brush for your art

Below are images from my brush collection and you can see I have a clear preference for square and round paint brush styles. I’m also including some dream statements that include the words character (1) and style in this post. Paint brushes have personality or characteristics that change with use. Selection on a brush for…

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Painting mermaids in the rain #360video

Working on a mural size painting of mermaids in the garage as it rains outside. Reflecting on the distortion in 360 camera shots.

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Painting mermaids 🧜‍♀️ on fishbowl

Photos and videos of first painting on glass bowl.

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Borrow or Buy Paintings In Ventura Storage =)

I have been making art for 30 years now (OMG). I was cleaning all the ash from the Thomas Fire out of my art storage unit in Ventura and I realized that I wanted to get these old paintings out into the world! If you have walls to decorate… this art that needs a little…

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Stacking dream images #choice #rooms

Dream 2017 I’m in a new house with three rooms and a kitchen. There 3 people, one for each room. The order of who’s room is who’s matters because you have to walk through the rooms one by one and the person in the front will have two people walking through their space every day…

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Hanging Planters

Working on new hanging planters. This is the first one. It’s about 4 inches tall and made from polymer clay and acrylic paint with hemp string and succulents. Painting on a round object is cool and I had to take photos from each angle. After finishing the planter, I recreated the image in watercolor.

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Watercolor crown and Goddess 

Protect the water is a small watercolor of a naked woman, inspired by Bottichelli’S Goddess, Aphrodite, standing at the edge of the sea. She is holding a silver vessel pouring water in a thick stream. #waterprotectors #waterislife #cleanocean #water The summer of love ❤️ in California is turning into fall. “If your coming to San…

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Finishing Couples tend snakes and Watching the fight

These 12×12 mixed media paintings are the first in a new style. I’m using a combination of acrylic, paper, gems, glitter, ink, and oil pastel. It gives a variation in texture that I love to work with and also line quality, fluidity, and other technique stuff. Unfortunately the photo takes all the life out of…

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Update on she feels everything and nothing

Sometimes an image takes a long time to come into being. She feels everything and nothing is one of the paintings I keep working on. I’m working with figure and color with somewhat literal imagery in regards to illustrating ideas. ​​ I have been working on this for awhile. It’s titled, she feels everything and…

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