Man Cave

  It’s kinda funny sometimes, how pieces get their elements, often growing in tangent with another piece.   This one began while I was just playing around with metal embellishments — at the same time as for Gold Dusted.   I really liked this leaf shield (which I got on clearance at Michael’s) and wanted …

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Glow Forest

  This piece began as one of my early morning waking-up dream pictures — when I linger in the creative zone between unconscious sleep and out-of-bed alertness. I often find myself in “design mode” during these semi-frequent episodes, and I often fairly leap out of bed with an excited determination to create a new artwork, …

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Inset Leaf

  Along with the 5×7 I created in More Texture Practice, I also made this second little 5×7 inch texture canvas using coarse molding paste. For this piece, I used a comb-like plastic clay modeling tool to spread the texture, let it dry, and painted it. I didn’t particularly like a certain part of this …

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