Drawings from my recent Life Drawing session and a little info about how these sessions go. These are a must for any serious artist or artist in training.
Who is she? Rigoberta Menchu Tum is a K’iche’ political activist, an indigenous Guatemalan woman who promotes indigenous rights and fights for the rights of women in her country. After losing most of her family to the Guatemalan civil war, which lasted form 1960 to 1996, Menchu worked tirelessly to bring the perpetrators of that […]
I’ve been so busy getting ready for this show, I’ve forgotten to post my last few paintings. Time to rectify that little oversight. This painting is of Katherine Johnson. Who is she? Katherine Johnson was a computer for NASA, back when it was a job description, not a machine. She and a number of other […]
Who is she? Dolores Huerta is a civil rights activist who advocates for equality for women and Latin workers and immigrants. What did she do? Huerta helped to start the Stockton Chapter of the Community Service Organization which fought for economic improvements for Latinos. She was the only Latin woman in a field of White […]
Marin and I are obsessed with the Choco Museo, or the Chocolate Museum. We discovered it on our first day in Miraflores and have not been able to resist going back again and again. Both of us are kind of chocolate snobs. We won’t eat milk chocolate, dark chocolate that’s less than 67% or any […]
Ms Alicia Keys. I love her music and the energy and spirit she brings to it. For this piece, I decided to show that spirit by using a watercolor technique I learned ages ago. The first step, as always, is to do the under drawing. Once I had that in, this time, I chose […]
So, there are going to be a number of these because if you are familiar with my Facebook page and my Instagram profile, you have seen that I post my step by step, work in progress pictures. Sometimes I’ll tell you what’s in my head while I’m working, but often enough, I only post the […]
So, I am taking a break from the apparel side of my business. I reached a point where I realized I wasn’t painting anymore because I was so incredibly busy trying to make jewelry to sell. I also think I need to beef up my printing and design skills before I get really serious about […]