Pastel Competition News

Very exciting news!! I was notified that two of my pastel portraits – “Brian” and “Alexandra” – have been accepted to the Pastel Society of the West Coast’s 28th Annual International Open Exhibit show. The awards judging will...

Importance of a Classical Art Education

If you are serious about being an artist, there is no substitute for getting a proper foundational education in the traditional methods. Being a self-taught artist has its limitations as far as being able to learn the correct ways of drawing or painting, handling...

Still Life Painting Progress

I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday. I was getting anxious to get back to this painting. After another 6 hours or so, I have finished the teapot, continued working on the cup and saucer and started blocking in the flower. In the next session, I should be able to...