So I made my first official sale today with this chicken I painted yesterday. And with PayPal no less. This online money tranferring business is like magic. One minute, the balance is $0.00 and before I knew it, money was in there! I think that’s pretty neat. This fun rooster is one of dozens that […]Read more "Going Home to Roost"
I ended up catching up on some sleep on Day 26 and taking off for a ski day on Day 27. So I’m back just in time for the lunar year beginning with our rooster here. I debated on whether to add a colored background. I didn’t and instead played around with salt to create […]Read more "Day 28: Year of the Rooster – Rising Up"
Shifting gears now to get ready for the lunar new year this Friday, The Year of the Rooster. People loves them chickens. Who knew?? For being a not very smart animal, they do have quite a bit of personality. So I’ll do poultry for a while to soothe my troubled mind. In this painting, I’m […]Read more "Day 23: Gettin’ Woke"
On this eve of the 2017 inauguration of our 45th president, the raven spoke to me as the subject for Day 19’s painting. In some cultures, ravens are associated with death and the underworld. However in other cultures, they can also symbolize transformation, positive or negative. Given the trepidation that surrounds the new, incoming president, […]Read more "Day 19: The Messenger"
Since my last, long ago post, I’ve been painting here and there. And on Christmas Eve, I recharged by quickly painting 5 watercolor cards in 6 hours that were to go with various gifts for family. Of course I waited until the day of the family get together to finally paint. But what was really […]Read more "Day 1: 30 Paintings in 30 Days"