CAPTURED: FIRST TIME SMELLING A FLOWER

I love this sketch of my niece experiencing her first time smelling a flower. It was so cute, she was riding her tricycle and rode up to the flowers and with encouragement smelled her first pollen scent. I couldn’t help but capture this on paper. Her beautiful and radiant smile. The expression as she experiences…

PATHWAYS

Walking is one of my favorite ways to pass away my time. I enjoy the air, sounds, breeze, and the current weather. Though, spring time is my favorite. I get to discover new life and explore as Winter’s death grasp is lifted from the world. The above photo was shot in South Carolina near one…

ZEN TANGLE COLLABERATION

It started out as a Zen Tangle and turned into a funny cartoon. My girlfriend loves to draw Zen Tangles and this is the first one we collaborated on. I colored it as I saw it in my mind and she drew the image.

STEPPING AWAY

I took a step away from my screen last week and felt alive for the first time in over a year. Reliance is not the reason I want to watch my screens. It was a shock how deep seated and hidden the reliance is. Boredom warns of it, but vast emptiness of time one concieves…

Summer Fun

Just got of art class feeling refreshed.  I painted a simple still life today.  A pair of my teacher’s sunglasses. I used 4 colors and 1 brush.  Yellow Ocher, Rose Mader, and two green’s that I really can’t remember the name of I’m embarrassed to say.   I’ll update this post next week with the colors….

Hiking Through VT

I started this sketch when I was hiking down a trail.  Today I put the finishing touches on it.  The small country baseball field sitting below the mountain range is testament to the Ol’ American past time.  The mountain range was beautiful that day, the shadows played across the valleys and peaks.  The trees were…

Thinking Out A Project

Raw emotion is a dangerous tool for me.  Emotion is the basis of my creativity.  My art is dependent on the mood I am in.  My mind uses my mood as a palate and my hand as a tool. Today I am angry, torn, depressed, and enraged.  I feel like taking a pastel or tube…