5 “P”s – The Fourth “P” is for Passion

When we work with passion there is a quality that draws people.  We may or may not equate with the subject of the passion, but people tend to appreciate someone who is enthusiastically working with their heart and soul.  It is evident, it shows. May years ago I submitted a painting (there is a detail ofContinue reading “5 “P”s – The Fourth “P” is for Passion”

Why Art?

Why art?  Many would say there are much more practical ways to spend one’s time and energy.  There are incredibly talented artists all over the world.  Does the world really need one more painting or other creative form of expression? Art is many things, but for me in this season of my life, art hasContinue reading “Why Art?”

How Time Flies!

We say it often.  Time flies.  As I restart my art career after fifteen years of ministry I look back at my “first generation art” with memories of that time.  My little girl enriched my life in so many ways.  Now she is all grown up.  In many ways her upbringing helped form the pathContinue reading “How Time Flies!”

A Limited Color Palette Part 2 – No Black.

No Black?  No.  Black is the absence of color.  And we live in a world filled with color and light.  What we consider black is really very very dark color that appear to our eyes as black – dark green, dark purple, dark bluish-brownish-purple, etc.  Painters will argue about this, but in a limited colorContinue reading “A Limited Color Palette Part 2 – No Black.”