Teaching Diary: Part 2, Introduction to Pastel This year I have taught five drawing and pastel classes at Frederick Community College! Its a dream come true, after many years of wanting to teach art, but not being able to find a job in this field. And it’s been a giant learning curve going from being a perpetual college student to an adjunct art instructor. … Continue reading Lessons Learned
Hello friends, family, and fans, I have been taking a break from blogging since I started teaching art classes and my posts have been somewhat irregular. It’s partly a result of not having much spare time to write, and also because I haven’t made much new work lately. But now I have something new to share! I have finally begun working on a new series … Continue reading Voices and Visions, new art series
Hello friends and fans, Maybe you’ve been wondering where I disappeared to, or not. I haven’t written any new blog posts in months since I started teaching as an adjunct art instructor at Frederick Community College. Its been a really busy season. I’m no longer trying to sell my art, (although the occasional sale would be welcome nonetheless) and my focus has now been on … Continue reading Teaching Diary: Classic Drawing
This winter has been a busy one, and I haven’t been posting as often as a result. Two major events have taken place that has been keeping me busy. One was that I was hired to be an adjunct art professor at Frederick Community College this summer, and two is that I have been working on my annual box show project. I just completed the … Continue reading Things on the boil.
An Artist I Admire: Eastman Johnson (29 July 1824-April 1906) Why I Haven’t Been Blogging As mentioned in a previous blog post, I am going to be writing a new series of blog posts about artists which I admire. It has been a while since I blogged, with the Christmas holidays, get together events with family, and various other things. This month, I have … Continue reading Eastman Johnson: An Artist I Admire, Part 1
John Singer Sargent: An Artist I admire The problem of Choosing a Topic As mentioned in a previous blog post, I haven’t been painting much lately. This is a challenge because, without artwork to illustrate my blog posts with, I don’t know what to write about. Over the past few weeks, I have considered writing about art business related topics. However, since I have … Continue reading John Singer Sargent and the Art of Reinvention
Confession: I Haven’t Been Painting Much I have a confession to make; I haven’t been painting very much lately, even though I call myself an artist. In fact, it’s been almost a month since I painted a picture, or even wanted to work on a painting. Yesterday was my first day back at the easel, working on a complicated water lily painting. Although this … Continue reading Artists: Rekindle Your Creativity
Hello friends, family, and followers, Its been a while since I have posted since I have been waiting for some new news to share with you. My artwork will be displayed at the GWC Gallery for the month of October as part of a No Theme Show. Gloria is a new gallery owner who is working on helping new artists to have a space to … Continue reading Artwork on Display at the GWC Gallery in Frederick, MD