When they love your art

  Today I had an unexpected opportunity to share my art with an audience, the children who will one day read it. My trees got wow’s The kids were excited and that’s what I wanted. As I think of it now, gosh it made me feel good. What a birthday gift.  For a while thisContinue reading “When they love your art”

The final tree and no second guessing

I thought to replace this tree But why not keep it.  Let’s see–let me work on the writing for this. Then theer’s this tree. Not enough WOW.       I had been out and about when there it was, the biggest tree and beautiful too. I thought,”That’s it! That has to be the finalContinue reading “The final tree and no second guessing”

repainting a tree for an audience of one

Is this tree is too dark? Does it feel right? The tree got a lot of likes when I posted it on instagram. Yes it has that BRAVE Merida color scheme. This tree is about taking something ordinary and creating something extraordinary-and to always have fun of course. Maybe? I mean it does take bravery–courageContinue reading “repainting a tree for an audience of one”

wisdom and painting a pink tree

  You walk as you always do and then all of a sudden there it is–a PINK TREE.  Ideas and creativity are like this. I’ve been reading a few books on creativity and listening to artists talk about their experiences. It’s the pink tree in a park full of green trees that becomes the purpleContinue reading “wisdom and painting a pink tree”

painting with crayons

      Yes I did this and will do it again in a few days for the picture book. I painted this tree for a thought on curiosity but the color isn’t quite right.   So I’ll be painting this again. Wait do I already have an awesome tree…YES! I have the right EricContinue reading “painting with crayons”