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10 Things You Should Know About Color

“To control color is to understand it. An enriching, creative experience in which the intellect merges with the intuition can only happen when a solid base of knowledge already exists.”  Patricia Lambert Over the last five or so years, I’ve focused more and more on color in my work. I’ve done a lot of research […]

The Color Project

The Color Project

I’m excited to announce that I have an article in the current (April) issue of Watercolor Artist Magazine! In the article, I documented my Color Project, the project I’ve been working on for a few years now. I created the project with the goal of taking my passion for color to the next level and […]

5 Tips for Combining Realism and Abstraction

5 Tips for Combining Realism and Abstraction

                                                                                       Donna Zagotta, Cruisin’  “Any painter with a good eye and a thoroughly disciplined training in representation can learn to paint highly detailed realism, and any painter with a good eye and a thoroughly disciplined training in design can learn to paint handsome nonobjective compositions. But to […]

A Place Between Realism and Abstraction

I think it’s a good idea to periodically define where you currently are in you art journey, where you want to go next, and what skills and/or ideas you’ll need to acquire to get there. All artists, whether realistic and abstract, use the same visual language to put together their paintings. The difference is that […]