Category Archives: Gems

Things that I find elsewhere that must be shared.

Don’t do It!

If you’re an artist, you probably have a large stack of paintings that don’t measure up to your standards.  The longer you paint, the more this becomes a difficult thing to deal with.  I learn something from every painting I … Continue reading

Posted in Gems, Painting | Leave a comment

Dreams of Inspiration – The Work in Progress – Part 1

I’m not even sure where to start with this, or where I’m going, and I’m not done yet.  The simplest version is, I had an idea for a painting.  It came into my mind complete, and gorgeous, and I had … Continue reading

Posted in Acrylic Painting Tips, Gems, Meanderings, Painting | Leave a comment

Back to School – Four Books That Will Improve Your Painting

Ed gave us a list of books to use as references in a handout that he gave to us.  I checked Amazon, and found all four of them used.  With shipping, the cost is still unbelievably low, right around $30! … Continue reading

Posted in Gems, Painting | Leave a comment