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My NEW 3D Pumpkin Carving – “The Joker” (PLUS Time Lapse video!)

Soooooooo, I’m just going to come out and say it – this is my most favorite pumpkin I have ever done!!!  As many of you know, I’ve already carved Batman and The Penguin, so I knew I just had to … Continue reading

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Art and Confidence

I will now pose a serious question to you…A question that has been plaguing artists for centuries….A question where the answer can make or break any chance of an artistic career:   Do you ever doubt yourself as an artist?  … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday – An Ode to the Artistic Past

Betcha thought I forgot it was Thursday, huh?      Well, as promised here another blast from the past! And this is actually a blast from the past in more ways than one! (By the way, if you are just tuning … Continue reading

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 photo contestlogoresized_zpsc80279bc.jpgGiveaway! One Person Will WIN a 36-Tube Set of Master’s Touch Fine Art Studio Acrylic Paint!

  (THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED!) As promised – the time has come for the giveaway! Read on for directions of how to enter!   Yesterday I just did a review of Master’s Touch acrylic paint. I really can’t say … Continue reading

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Q & A: Brush sizes for feather painting?

I am often asked, “What is the smallest size brush you use for feather painting?” Being that my feather paintings consist of miniature portraits packed with fine details, people often believe it is only a hairs width…which is not too … Continue reading

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The Ease of Easel Use….Do They Really Make Painting Easier?

During my last painting project I was inspired to write a post regarding easels. Not a review, nor recommendation, but rather just my own personal experience and food for thought. It all started when I was sitting at my desk … Continue reading

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3D Pumpkin Carving (Time Lapse Video)

Hey everyone!  I just uploaded a new video to YouTube – I know it’s a bit early in the season, but oh well – I carved a pumpkin anyway! I did it out of pure fun and I hope everyone … Continue reading

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Video Painting Tutorial – How to Tone Your Canvas

I have a new video posted on YouTube demonstrating how to tone your canvas, also known as “creating a wash”. Although the video is directed towards acrylics users, oil painters can benefit from this method as well. Please let me … Continue reading

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E-6000 Glue (Review)

(Amazing E-6000 – an artist’s/crafter’s secret weapon…..) Put the hot glue gun back in the craft bin, put the Gorilla Glue back in the tool box, and put the Super Glue back in the junk drawer……………..enter E-6000! I came across … Continue reading

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My New Feather Painting!!!

Well, here it is: “Sitting Bull” Hand-painted acrylic on a brown turkey tail. Goodness, I’m not even quite sure how many hours it has taken me to complete – I lost track…my guess is 30+ hours – and normally my … Continue reading

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