How To Break Through

Often times inviting change into one’s work is a deliberate process. Case in point is my current body of work: lately I’ve found that I am creating pieces that look too familiar to what came before, and as a whole they lack a certain freshness or...

Lyla’s Dance

I just moved, and in the process of going through all my things I came across an old painting of mine. I remember after completing the piece I thought it was quite good – I liked the composition, the colors, the brush strokes – I was very pleased with what...

Start and Do Anything

I recently started 2 new pieces and for a moment I had a bit of anxiety, trying to figure out where to begin! And then I remembered the secret to getting started. Click on the image to watch the video and share your thoughts and comments. What is the first thing you...

A New Way To Paint

This year has definitely been one of changes for my art practice. For example, when it came to mixing color, I used to just make tiny little puddles. Now however, I’ve started mixing much more pigment at one time – almost enough to fill a bucket! This has...

Work Without Judgement

Recently I’ve been trying to adjust the way I start my paintings. Specifically, I’ve been postponing analyzing the marks I put down for as long as possible. By doing this, I’ve found that I am not only able to work faster, but also with greater...