A rose in armor

This is the progression – from concept to finish (with a blurry note in between) of my latest painting. It’s 6×6 Acrylic on a gallery wrapped canvas. It’s a weird image, two things that don’t really go together, but this is how I’ve pictured myself…

Two Jameses #artistictuesday

I’m facing a dilemma. I’m working on re-illustrating and I finally have all the drafts done. The problem is, the new James looks much different than the old James (two very different styles) and I’m not sure which style to go with. Obviously, James 2.0…

In the Works

The other day I went and reorganized the location of a lot of my paintings, and decided I wanted to make a more coherent/designy living room piece to replace the 16×20 fairies and 11×14 still life that are currently sitting above the tv. I’ve always…

Sapphire Hair and Kind Eyes

I finished my art journal entry that I wrote the other day, and by that I mean I added paint (and sparkles!) I like the idea of blending journaling and art – for so long I’ve kept my thoughts and art separate, I think it…

One Year (of Painting)

Last year, today, I started painting. I took my first painting lesson and painted some flowers in a vase. So I thought, that it would be fun to put up my first painting, and my last painting side by side.  I didn’t paint today, so…

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