When you’re trying to find your own creative style and voice, sometimes you need to take a break and just do something fun! This is also a great project to use as the basis for exploring your own style.
For those who aren’t familiar with the phrase, painting en plein air is just a fancy way of referring to painting on location, usually outdoors. It’s a challenge! In addition to all the usual problems a painter has to solve (composition, color mixing, brush handling, etc.), there is the constantly changing light, the sun, rain and wind,…
That pesky inner critic! I don’t know about you, but simply telling her to sit down and shut up doesn’t work for me. Oh, I can get her to leave me alone. It just doesn’t lead to paintings I’m happy with. I need my inner critic. We all need time to explore, experiment and follow…
Choosing a manageable subject and simplifying a scene. Plus, suggesting a stormy sky and rocky texture.
Color always gets my creative juices flowing. Here are four ways to use the Color of the Day to unleash your creative spirit—(click the image to read on)