The Mona Lisa Effect

The Mona Lisa Effect

The Mona Lisa effect is known for how the eyes in a portrait seem to follow the viewer as they move back and forth. While it is hard to make it to the Louvre to see the original Mona Lisa, or any museum during this pandemic, you can see this effect also in my...
Free Coloring Page

Free Coloring Page

Download my free calming coloring page and be sure to post it to your social with the #calmingarts. FREE Coloring Page My current FREE coloring page was inspired by Nesting found in my orginal relief painting series: PURCHASE
The Fog Will Lift…

The Fog Will Lift…

The fog will lift eventually I have to believe. By week’s end I started to trust that this pandemic will reveal many unforseen perspectives. In the meantime, I took a much needed solo ride in nature. It was needed after a week of less art making due to the...

Paintbrush Tips and Tricks:

Here are a some paintbrush tips and tricks based on three commonly used paintbrushes in my art studio. Whether I am painting a cityscape, a snowscape or a portrait I use the following brush style and no.: Painting Brushes: Filberts no. 2, 8, and no. 2 Liner brush...