I have been focused on painting in a way that creates an experience for the viewer and hopefully an emotional change in that moment. My hope is to bring light and positive feelings into the viewer with the colors and brush strokes I have gathered together. I have been mimicking the shapes and colors from… Continue reading I need your opinions
Its been a few months since I finished my living art nest sculpture, and wanted to go check up on how it had transformed for the season. I was so thrilled with it's growth, and I cant wait to see how it looks in the Fall! It is also still an irresistible place for childlike… Continue reading Living Art-update-Summer 2015
My clever husband came up with a great date. It was the loveliest day, with perfect weather, and our son was with Ben's parents. So we decided to go find an adventure! We went to a local winery and did a tasting. I happened to have my painting travel bag in the car, and inspiration… Continue reading Vineyard Adventure
This semester has tuned into quite the challenge, but SO rewarding! I'm in the thick of finals, but have a moment to take a step back, and share with you my newest creations. Pottery! I'm obsessed! There is just something about drinking out of something I made from scratch that makes me want to create… Continue reading Living art, addictions to pottery, and captured inspiration. Just a few things that have found me this year.
Just a tree behind UT Tyler's art department right? Nope its my newest sculpture! I wanted to go BIG on my next nest sculptures, and had the vision of bending a tree to my will and weaving in the cut branches. I go permission and chose this lovely (overgrown) Sycamore tree. First things first. I… Continue reading Art out of a tree?
I have been playing around with paintings trees for years now, and my favorite way is to start with a dark background and painting around the tree. Its much more dificult to do, but the results are worth it. Its more free formed and you cant truly plan out how exactly you want it to… Continue reading Layered