Tag Archives: Painting

Creating Using Pointillism

Georges Pierre Seurat’s work has been a source of inspiration for my Art I classes. I created a power point showing his work and gave a general definition of pointillism. The students were then given an assignment to create a … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on Using Creativity Prompts

Purple Orchid Last week I wrote an article about using creativity prompts. If you missed the article you can click here to read it. Yesterday I decided to use the prompts I had written about. The prompts I mentioned were: orchid color – … Continue reading

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An Abstract Underpainting

Have you ever messed up a painting putting in a background? I have. I have ruined many paintings putting the background in last after spending hours or days working on the main subject. What do I mean when I say … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day and Creativity

I had such a nice Mother’s Day/Birthday celebration on Sunday. I spent the afternoon with my children and grandchildren at my son and daughter-in-law’s home. The last few years I have been away so being in town with the family … Continue reading

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Unusual Combination – Bones and Roses

I want to paint more often. When I don’t paint I get grouchy. I feel out of sorts. Another thing that happens is I have a problem getting back to painting if I stay away too long. It is strange. … Continue reading

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