When do paintings take the breath of life?

When do paintings take the breath of life?

When do paintings take the breath of life?   As I begin a painting, I usually have a nebulous idea of what I want to paint.   Having worked in a plein air environment for many years, I have the color scheme and general idea of composition in my mind.  However,...
Art Humor

Art Humor

Having been in this profession for 35 plus years brings many challenges, especially if you do any plein air work.  Since I love working outdoors, my art humor has developed by leaps and bounds.  I was taking a workshop with a professional artist when she decided to...
Win the Race

Win the Race

I listened to a video yesterday:  The Pastor from our church in Colorado talked about his life and his only marathon race.  Having an athletic son and family, I did not understand the purpose in running so far or the idea of sacrificing your body to finish what you...