So, a few weeks ago I taped a big ‘ol 22 x 30-inch piece of watercolor paper to my desk. I’d been staring at this blank piece of paper for almost 6 months, mainly because
Heres the latest from the messy desk. I have about five more pieces sketched out: Some are actually on paper, and some are just in my head. Just hoping I can use these times when
Fun fact: What got me back into painting after a too many years-long hiatus was when Kimberly Gordon shared some watercolor sketches she’d done over on her blog for Wildfox. They were all done in
Seattle’s been really dark and grey, which means there’s a great excuse to sit yer bum down and paint some colorful warn destinations. Ohhh yeah buddy. I had a feeling the juxtaposition of climates I’m
I promise I haven’t just been traveling and online shopping for sweatpants (Ok I have. Sweatpants roundup is coming soon, although I’m kind of baffled at how sweats are now costing the same as a
You know all those inspiring pictures you see of artist’s studios. Bright, light, kind of spacious with big canvases, palettes full of paint, and just inspiration spewing out of the walls. Yeah, That’s not mine.
I keep on telling myself to keep it simple and do some quick paintings…then these happen. They’re kind of all over the place, and in the end, they just make me want to paint more.
If you see me with a little extra pep in my step today, it’s because a new Rip Curl X Goldfish Kiss collection just launched. In fact, it’s our FOURTH collection. Pinch me. Seriously. If
I think I just started a series called “Bloomin Drones.” Drone surfing shots, but, you know, with a ton of blooms. Because…art. Why the heck not? Might as well have some fun with it, give
Well, I switched up my canvas for a good cause. For nine years now, Vans has held its Custom Culture Contest that is aimed at bringing awareness to the diminishing art budgets in schools around the nation.
Art. It’s quite therapeutic. Sorry if I’m repetitive when I say that, but there’ just something about sitting down at my desk, (or any table really) and putting paint to paper. Even if my desk is surrounded by
Here’s the latest from my messy desk, along with a big facepalm moment. This painting is called, “Smile Sunshine” and it’s what happens when I actually put on noise-canceling headphones and zone out to some
Here’s the latest from my messy desk. Or shall I call it my three feet of organized colorful chaos. The first painting… is keeping the “Painting places I want to go to someday” theme alive. I believe the
Fact: my dream car is an old orange beach truck (Scout, Bronco, Blazer, I don’t care). Other Fact: I’d be a below sub-par board shaper, but a decent board decorator. One More Fact: Prints of
This here is a giant cockle shell. Actually, the specific name is a Van Hyning’s Cockle ( I think. I just googled it.) I never find them, I swear they find me, and it’s usually while