Pets Archive

TIME FOR FRESH IDEAS

Can you believe that the year is more than half over already? My how time flies when you are having so much fun? How are you doing with your art? Do you feel stuck with no ideas? I know I …

9 STEPS TO BETTER COMPOSITION

What makes Good Composition? Great painting compositions don’t just happen by accident. They take planning, patience, and a knowledge of all the visual elements at your disposal. The great thing is, no matter how much or how little talent you …

MY MOO-NA LISA!

Mooo…ching the Spotlight! Who are you as an artist? What is your favorite subject to paint? How would you describe yourself? Are you a portrait painter, animal painter, landscape/plein air, or abstract painter? Most artist tend to gravitate to what …

SHELTIE COMES TO LIFE!

Painting Barkley Session 4: Today will be hopefully my final painting on this beautiful dog.  Barkley is just about ready to be delivered to his owner.  It has been such a pleasure to paint him and her other two dogs …

CORGI COMES TO LIFE!

Roxy Painting Session 2: Today I spent time painting a sweet Welch Corgi named Roxy.  Unfortunately, I did not have a photo of my first pet painting session with Roxy.  Therefore, here is the very first drawing of this darling …

BEST PAINT BRUSHES FOR ARTISTS!

Art Brushes for Painting Fur A variety of artist paint brushes can be used with acrylics and your choice will depend on the techniques that you are employing.  For today’s purposes, I am going to give you my secret about …