The Making of Therapeutic Art

I’ve been meeting with Jeff Lynhurst a few times over the past couple of weeks to get feedback about the “Catcher in the Rye” painting I’m working on for him.  This has been a new type of custom-art making experience for me, as usually someone just gives me a photo and I turn it intoContinue reading “The Making of Therapeutic Art”

Progress on painting…a skyscape full of emotions

The sky-scape in the Catcher in the Rye painting I’m working on gradually changes from a sunny, happy temperament to gloomy and bleak.  The darkest part of the painting is on the far right side, where Holden Caulfield will be standing on a cliff. Holden Caulfield’s unsettled state of mind is revealed in the opening paragraph: “IfContinue reading “Progress on painting…a skyscape full of emotions”

Love in a troubled inner world…The Catcher in the Rye

“Anyway, I keep picturing all these little kids playing some game in this big field of rye and all.  Thousands of little kids, and nobody’s around – nobody big, I mean – except me.  And I’m standing on the edge of some crazy cliff.  What I have to do, I have to catch everybody ifContinue reading “Love in a troubled inner world…The Catcher in the Rye”

Mixed Media Surf Art

Lots of surf art lately, and here is another piece to add to the collection!  This is a custom-made, 8″ by 12″ mixed-media piece done on a Canson Illustration Board (a museum-quality paper).  Below is the original photo, accompanied by 2 shots of the artwork! To commission your own special art piece, please view myContinue reading “Mixed Media Surf Art”

Surf Art in Maui!

This is a recently completed painting of surfer Arnie Smith hitting the waves in Maui, Hawaii!  The painting is 8″ by 12″ and custom framed in a 12″ by 16″ black metal, archival-quality frame with UV glass protection, and an acid and lignin-free mat board!  Thanks Jenny for giving me the opportunity to provide youContinue reading “Surf Art in Maui!”

Grandparents – Granddaughter Portrait Art Drawing

I recently turned this photo of baby Victoria with her visiting grandparents from Portugal into a portrait drawing that was given as a surprise gift to them.  Mario, the grandfather, is also a talented artist.  I’m glad they liked it and have some meaningful artwork to display in their home back in Portugal! To commissionContinue reading “Grandparents – Granddaughter Portrait Art Drawing”

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