Today is the last day of the LIC Arts Open and LIC Open Studios. At my studio today (12-6 pm), I will be giving away monotype notecards. I will also be demonstrating how I make these monotypes and the many layers it takes to create one. Please stop by to get your FREE notecard. Here’s… [Read the rest of the post]
Looking for something to do this weekend? Head on out to Long Island City for the LIC Arts Open 6 and an opportunity to visit hundreds of artists’ studios. Have you ever looked at a painting in a gallery and wanted to know “how did they do that?” This is your chance. Begin at Reis Studios… [Read the rest of the post]
How to decorate envelopes using a GelliArts plate, acrylic paint, stencils, and pens.
I started with the idea to create a set of matching paintings with lots of 3D texture. I love the soft, white flowers of the dogwood tree but realized I would need a colored background to make the petals show in the paintings. I’ve documented my painting process below. I will flip-flop between the two paintings as I forgot… [Read the rest of the post]
I fit in a couple of yoga classes while in Colorado for the holidays. This motivated me to start a new painting for my yoga inspired series which I began last year. I have four paintings completed so far and this will be the fifth. For this series, I start each painting by first picking out a Sanskrit word as… [Read the rest of the post]