How to Make a Mask

Isn’t it tiring wearing those same old cloth masks when going out?Want to make a really cool mask instead? When I am not painting in my studio, I am finding time to learn new art techniques. I made these three masks with products from Smooth On . If you want to...

A world turned upside down

Life for many of us changed during Covid. Here is how I found artistic inspiration in the middle of a pandemic.  Instead of visiting the National Gallery of Art, I dusted off old art books and opened them. As you might guess, I have a couple of books on Frida Kahlo. I...

Organizing your art

So you have a ton of art and want to have some way to know how much you have, where it is, what types you have, what exhibitions are coming up and so on.  I used to keep my work in my basement and made image files of it which I stored on various thumb drives. I had a...

Suffrage Cat

This painting tells the story of Alice Burke and Nell Richardson, who traveled the US to promote Suffrage. On the way, they adopted a black kitten, who they named Saxon, after the manufacturer of their...

Valentines Day and Vintage Postcards

Valentine’s Day and Vintage Postcards Valentine’s Day is coming, and many of us will  make or send cards. Others of us will be looking to fall in love with our art making, and will need inspiration. So let’s have fun by exploring what we can learn...

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