I’m your biggest fan!

(reposting this ) y Dear Mireya, I just don’t know where to begin. I know there’s plans to post the awesome tree you painted using art tape, but a note is much needed.  Your idea to create a first children’s chapter book that doubles as an art book is awesome. Look I believe in youContinue reading “I’m your biggest fan!”

Chachipe

is a gypsy phrase that I painted a while ago.Why not simply paint and let the idea emerge as I paint? As I create this year I want to simply do what I want to do and have fun. Freddie Mercury was a wise man. Chachipe’ is a gypsy term I learned while watching aContinue reading “Chachipe”

Windsor Gouache…

is incredible. Oh my gosh I now have the perfect color for painting Peter Pan’s flight night sky. Pink and blue flowers? I think so. Premium is so much more pigmented. I could have just painted blobs and it’d still be beautiful. Notes: the key to working with gouache is just enough water to makeContinue reading “Windsor Gouache…”

How do you get better?

People always ask this question, expecting a magical answer. They expect a cookie cutter plan. The truth is simple. Show up. Show up in every sense of the word and PLAY. Nothing more than writing three books has helped me understand this.  That’s it , nothing fancy or crazy. Just show up with an idea.Continue reading “How do you get better?”

say what?

So here I am reading a book, Creative Inc. and researching Banksy. The artist pops up here and  there with something to say. His ideas are original. Banksy ideas are thought provoking. He’s an artist.   …which makes me ponder the meaning of my art. What do I hope to achieve? I hope to speak toContinue reading “say what?”