My Studio

I put a few pictures here to show some of the happenings that go on in the studio.  🌻

Sandburg Painting Class

I taught my Sandburg kids how to mix color since we will be painting a lot more often.   They were pretty crazy today so I will have to figure out some way to keep the classroom flowing more nicely.

Painting with Gaia at Miramar Lake

Today we painted at Miramar Lake for Gaia’s Birthday!  It was nice to see Gaia who was a student of mine before and I met some nice new folks as well.  We had a perfect day under the shade of a full tree; The weather was beautiful and we got a nice breeze as we Read more about Painting with Gaia at Miramar Lake[…]

Beer and Brushes at Longship Brewery – National Beer Lover’s Day

For our Beer and Brushes event that landed on National Beer Lover’s Day we painted…  Beer!  I had a good and positive group and all their paintings turned out great!  It was a hot day so it was nice we got to hang out inside the cool air-conditioned Longship Brewery with good beer and equally Read more about Beer and Brushes at Longship Brewery – National Beer Lover’s Day[…]

Summer’s End Painting

This is my end of the summer painting.  Behold, a watermelown!  🍉  I love to engage my community especially through public art.  

Studio Class – Bob Ross Mountain

I taught my student last night how to paint mountains in the great Bob Ross’ style.  We have learned techniques such as “happy clouds” and to “beat the devil out” of brushes.  On a serious note though his brush loading, pallet knife, and blending techniques are pretty ace.

Fundamentals of Art at the Mira Mesa Library

I love seeing variety in art.  This is from my fundamentals art class at the Mira Mesa Library where I get to see some new and familiar faces from my community. 🌻  

CDA Butterfly Painting

I got the pleasure to paint with the nice folks of CDA (Child Development Associates Inc.) for their corporate team building event and they were so much fun!  I enjoyed their laughter and spirit as they painted their blue butterflies.  In the end all of our paintings looked very good together and we made a Read more about CDA Butterfly Painting[…]

Old Poway Park Painting

This group was super fun and enthusiastic!  It was a very hot day so it was kind of the Hamburger Factory in Poway to let our awesome group of painters create some artwork in their cool restaurant.  I love how the paintings turned out, they had so much life and character to them.  (This is Read more about Old Poway Park Painting[…]

Painting at the Park

I had a small group today, but I think quality versus quantity sometimes is a welcome thing.  I did get a lot of inquiries, but for whatever reason the timing didn’t stick as the summer has just arrived and many are graduating also.  Anyway Sasha and Genevieve were very nice moms from our community that Read more about Painting at the Park[…]

Balboa Park Painting Group

It’s been gloomy in SD, but my party consisting of lovely ladies from Louisiana were very lively and energetic;  so much so that so many tourists kept coming over wanting to take their pictures.  Even the CEO director of Balboa Park passed by, was delighted and took a picture of our party.  I also got Read more about Balboa Park Painting Group[…]