People often call me ‘creative’ however a lot of my ideas come from my custom clients. Like these gold frames. Today I’ll show you How to Paint an Antique Gold Faux Finish. My clients wanted to add some frames like these in an antique gold finish on the wall opposite the cherry blossom tree mural. […]
I’ve always said I’ll paint anything that’s not moving, and practically have. A few months ago an artist friend asked me if I’d paint ‘some’ goblets for a charity – Patron Arts of Folsom. The glasses were purchased at the Folsom Gourd & Arts Festival and proceeds were donated to an art scholarship fund – […]
Do you love red geraniums as much as I do? I’m a bit of a fanatic, I’ll admit, and I wanted to paint some with watercolors. They didn’t turn out well. sigh. So I grabbed my trusty acrylics and played around a bit and came up with How to Paint Geraniums in Two Steps! […]
I just painted Fubar’s pet portrait. This statement makes me think two things – one, my blog is aptly named because I can’t seem to say “paint it” without putting “just” in front of it. And two, what does “Fubar” mean? The word “just” doesn’t necessarily mean ‘recently’ as in, “I ‘just painted it’, or […]
Today is the day! My How to Paint Tulips Online Course is launching and I’m thrilled! This has been such a labor of love, there were times that I wondered if I’d ever be finished! I am. The ecourse is ready. Ready for beginning painters, for people who’ve never picked up a paint brush, for […]
Happy New Year, my friends! Is it too late to say that? Well, I’m pretty late on a lot of things – like this post – so just consider the source. I wanted to share with you some of the paintings I’ve done recently. I hope you had wonderful holidays filled with peace and joy. […]
Painting collard greens took three times before they looked right. The dog, however, was a very patient model.
This is a fun and simple way to paint birch trees with watercolors for beginners to advanced painters.