Failure is the Best Success

Failure is the Best Success

In failure come success, this is the one thing all artists should understand about their own studio practice.  You have to fail A Lot to succeed. Let me share my most recent failed attempt that became one of my most important learning moments. It turns out I can not...

Beauty and Form

The nostalgia for color and form in food When I decided to produce 60 pieces of candy for this current project I’m working on. I promised myself that I would only draw Americana!  Candy with LABELS we all grew up with and remember ripping open so dearly. Yes, I...

Strawberry Candy

Strawberry Candy: A conversation about compositional enhancement!  For many artists, photo references are just a suggestion for what a final composition might look like. Each one of my drawings is an opportunity to enhance the subject matter I photograph.  Strawberry...

A piece with a purpose!

A piece with a purpose, quiet in the world: This past week I was excited to start blogging again.  My first blog back was going to be about working while traveling, keeping your studio going on the road. The piece I decided to work on and blog about while traveling...

Hugs and Kissses!

Hugs and Kisses to all!  This drawing is almost done! I’m loving the progress and promise.  This Hugs and Kisses Drawing is HUGE!  22″x30″, and each Kiss and Hug is five times bigger than life size!...