Tag Archives: Painting

Ex Nihilo

It means “out of nothing.”  I love the process of starting with a few basic supplies (stretcher bars, a length of canvas, tubes of paint), and transforming them into a finished work of art.  I like to think that I’m making something out … Continue reading

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Oh, The Irony

Hello, Pigments!  It’s been a while.  As you may know, I’ve been primarily blogging over at Better Here With You, but I decided to stop back in with an art related post. Eric and I celebrated our sixth anniversary last … Continue reading

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Sometimes I Hate Not Being Perfect

I know I am not perfect, but sometimes I wish I was a better painter than anyone else.  Sometimes I feel embarrassed to show my work, because I wonder if people are looking at it and thinking “that is the … Continue reading

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I’m Bringing Pattern Back…

Them solid backgrounds don’t know how to act. Was that just wrong?  Do you ever make up occupational songs from annoying tunes that are stuck in your head?  I’d love to hear your renditions if you can remember any! Here … Continue reading

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“A Fair to Remember”

That’s what they say about the York Fair, and they aren’t kidding!  Eric and I paid our second annual visit to the York Fair, and two orangeades, one lemonade, one bloomin’ onion, and one Italian sausage later, we emerged with … Continue reading

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Strange, But Still…

I’ve been back in the studio these last two days for long stretches, and it feels so good to know that I’m getting stuff done!  I’ve wrapped up the painting of Eric and fawn.  But I’m not signing it just … Continue reading

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A Prayer, a Plan, and an Illustration

A man from my church asked me to design a cover for a book that he’s putting together for a study (based on Scot McKnight’s book The Jesus Creed).  He explained that the topic is loving God and loving others.  … Continue reading

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