There are lots of reasons you might regret it if you don’t keep good records of your works.Read More
Do you struggle at times to come up with compositions of shapes for your paintings?
And do you hesitate to try a shape on the canvas because you don't want to make a mistake?Read More
You can create a lot of really interesting effects in your abstract paintings by employing surprising tools that you'll find in your kitchen drawers, cupboards and other parts of your house.Read More
It's a simple idea, but it really works!
Whether I'm stuck in a painting or just looking for new ideas to inspire me, dipping into my Creativity Jar can kick things loose and give new life to my painting process.Read More
One of the most creative people I know is Isa Austen, a painter, photographer, model and florist in West Seattle who says she only realized in her 70s that she is truly an artist.Read More
Have you ever wanted a simple, quick way to come up with abstract painting ideas? I have just the thing for you.Read More
Have you ever gotten stuck in a painting and felt like it was failing? Believe me, I’ve been there.Read More
Studying the works of artists you like is a fantastic way to learn new techniques that you can apply in your own work.Read More
Have you ever found yourself “stuck” in a painting, unsure about what to do next? I certainly have.Read More
Not sure what painting supplies and tools to grab from your studio when heading out on a trip?Read More
You can pick up new ideas for your paintings just by watching other artists as they paint. In this first of two videos in which I create a painting from scratch, I explain my process step-by-stepRead More
To make your painting successful it's important to have enough variety in all the different areas, including color, value, and design. Differences in these areas are what holds the viewer’s interest.Read More
In this video I offer my collection of essential painting resources, references and painting aids to make it easy for you to achieve the results you want in your abstract painting.Read More
Much of the work an artist does involves creative problem solving and becoming adept at problem
solving will lower your frustration and help you develop your painting skills more quickly.
t's not just traditional paint brushes that you can use to paint with. Sponges, bamboo skewers, pipe cleaners and, even CD racks.Read More
In this video you’ll find tips for discovering the art styles that work best for you.Read More
In this video I’ll show you the latest techniques I’ve developed for tapping into creativity to produce unique worksRead More
Inspiration can be found in a variety of unexpected places. You simply need to know how to seek out ideas that stimulate and spark vision into your future creations.Read More
In this how-to video, I show you a fun and easy method that will help you gather lots of ideas for current and future paintings.Read More
Staring at a blank page or canvas can be daunting, but I have created an easy way for you to develop your own library of abstract painting ideas.Read More