How to Paint Small Floral Paintings

As the summer heat intensifies, my energy to take on big projects tends to wear down! That’s one of the reasons I love to paint small paintings. Painting small flower paintings, as inspired by the gorgeous pink Gerber daisies my brother gave to me, is one way to lose myself in paint and beauty for a few minutes in the stillness of the cool morning light. I love a slow start to a Monday. For the last several months, the travel for work has been minimal. I’ve been able to get up early and lean into the week in the … Read More

How to Create Flowers with Splatter Art

Several years ago, one of my dear friends, Timmery, sent me a picture of a beautiful picture of a field of wildflowers, made almost entirely out of acrylic splatters on canvas. The link to the site or facebook page (I think it was a facebook page) has been lost, but the memory of that wild field captured my heart. This summer the desire to create fun, high energy, color-drenched  paintings became an obsession. I’d switched jobs and the travel demands left less time for creating and really not much time for the larger, more detailed work I’d done in the … Read More