Intention

Intention began as an Illustration Friday prompt.   It didn’t take long to realize that what I was making was decidedly not an illustration. My intention-derailed.  I should back up and mention that Intention started as a watercolor, though not a good watercolor.   I scanned it and finished painting digitally.  So much for my initial […]

Oil Portraits for Pause

I thought you might be curious about the origins of the Pause final prints.  Below are the oil paintings that are the basis for the final photo print distortions, thus far.  Different from paintings as an end product, these paintings are literally a means to an end; serving multiple manipulations and the final photographic prints.

Out The Car Window

One day of travel from NJ through PA to Ohio, USA.   To quell boredom on long journeys, I often ride with my camera in my lap (in the passenger seat of course),  and shoot at will.  I miss a lot of great shots, but catch a few interesting sights. This ride presented all kinds […]

Sneak Peak/New Book- Cover!

VERY soon now, Portrait of a Girl and Her Art will be available in hardcover, paperback and PDF . I’m working on additional electronic formats. Very soon I’ll have purchase info ready for one step clicking. Portrait of a Girl and Her Art  already has a dedicated blog where art tips, exciting interviews with young […]

Cordoned Off/KiDs aRT

Anna, an elementary school student and burgeoning artist, rose to the challenge in this cordon off  assignment.  Essentially, I ask a student to take a paper frame and zero in on anything she finds interesting in the room.  The task is to cordon off a section of a 3D object, focusing in on any part […]

Leaves!

We’ve got ’em.  Just this afternoon, the sun came out and the maple leaves are doing their best to shine. Won’t be long now till Harvey tries his best to make his dreams come true.  Not to worry though, because he is almost always thwarted by nature’s balance and the boundaries of our kitty enclosure.