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Isle of Skye – Part II.

In a blog one post comes right after another, but in real life things just get a bit mixed up. Like two different kinds of paint that pool up and suddenly give you the effect you were not expecting. Though... Continue Reading →

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Seagulls in the storm

Sometimes I plan a project for weeks. I draw it, re-draw it and obsess about the composition. Other times I have a sudden inspiration and go from there. And then there are times when I get some paint on my... Continue Reading →

Bleeding smoke

I’ve used my watercolor brush pens a lot. But I've used them primarily as markers until now. I would apply some water here and there, but very rarely. So when I decided to use it in a watercolor painting I... Continue Reading →

Padstow harbor and three ships

Cornwall has been a subject of quite a few of my pieces. It is one of those magical places that I wish to visit once. A place where the Mediterranean colors, warmth jump at you and wildly wrap you in... Continue Reading →

Acrylic gels… and no, this is not a post about nailpolish

While looking for inspiration and doing some research for a new set of paintings I'll be doing I  came across this concept of acrylic gel mediums. I kept looking at the pictures, the result, and was mesmerized to see how... Continue Reading →

Signing up for a good cause

One of my hometown's local civil organizations, TESZ asked me to help with one of their campaigns. They asked me to create a sign, poster for their annual food drive. I was provided with the paper, the final dimensions and...... Continue Reading →

Creative block and scruff shaking

Just like writer's block will hit any journalist or novelist, so thus creation block hit a painter or the crafty one. When the before mentioned activity is an integral part of how you make your living you are in trouble.... Continue Reading →

Wishing for sunshine… and a ship

I don't know about you, but I am convinced people either like hot or cold weather. I am definitely one for sunshine and warm breezes. So when it was -18°C/-0.5°F this weekend (yes, you are reading correctly and no, this... Continue Reading →

Seasons greetings and a bear hug

Last Christmas was the first in many years when we sent greeting cards to our friends and family. It was a mixture of the postal service not working properly, me taking an offense at them and generally being too stubborn... Continue Reading →

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