Where some of my abstract ideas come from.

I was just looking at some of my abstract artworks and I noticed that many of them have a wavy turbulent sea theme. That got me thinking about why I create so many pieces that have a tossed and unsettled stormy vibe. Okay, right here I could get deep and spiritual and say it is… Continue reading Where some of my abstract ideas come from.

On Beating the Art Blahs

  At the moment winter is setting in where I live. The leaves are drying up and blowing away, the garden is frozen and dead. It is cold inside and out and inspiration seems to have gone with the leaves. As I sit here bundled up in front of my blank computer screen trying to… Continue reading On Beating the Art Blahs

The Struggle: we all have inner struggles of some kind. Here is mine…

There is a very real struggle that goes on in the life of a visual artist. That struggle is between creating and promoting. For instance, I know that if I want to sell my art I need a promoter and since I can't pay someone to do it for me then I must be my… Continue reading The Struggle: we all have inner struggles of some kind. Here is mine…

A passion for the past

I am a lover of history and nostalgia and much of my work reflects that love. This is a piece I created of a village that has a definite historic flavor and I tried to make it feel like an impressionist style even though my tools are entirely digital. I am always striving to make… Continue reading A passion for the past

Autumn is a Lady

Autumn is a Lady is a modern contemporary abstract piece I recently created and when I was finished the title jumped out at me. I remember thinking what a great book cover it would make and how if I were a writer, I would write a novel of the same name just so I could… Continue reading Autumn is a Lady

Black Eyed Susan

Her name is Rudbeckia but you can call her black eyed susan. She is wild and free and loves to snuggle up with an Indian blanket on the side of a hill or in a meadow. She has long golden petals and beautiful brown lashes and though she resembles her cousin the sunflower, she likes… Continue reading Black Eyed Susan

Let art give you a lift

Are you down in the dumps and feeling blue? You need art. Did you know that art can relieve anxiety and improve your mood? Studies have shown that viewing beautiful artwork can mimic the feelings you get when you are falling in love by releasing dopamine in your brain.There are also reports that art can… Continue reading Let art give you a lift