Purchase information “You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.' You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” ― … Continue reading Confidence, Floral Painting
"FLY"by Susan Walker $43.5"X7"mixed media Acrylic A man found a butterfly cocoon. One day a small opening appeared in the cocoon. He sat and watched the butterfly for several hours as it struggled to force its body through that little hole. Then it seemed to stop making any progress. It appeared as if it had … Continue reading Strength of the Butterfly
Tom made smoked trout spread for one of our Easter snacks. This fish head, this angry looking fish head I thought would be cool to sketch. I used a carpenters pencil. It right off helps me to be looser in my lines, though it was quite challanging with that eye looking … Continue reading An Angry Fish Head, it’s Sketchy!
Nice weather and a simple FB post leads us out to near by Moraine State Park and a hiking adventure! As spring break was coming to an end and a beautiful day appeared, my daughter Taylor and oldest son Colton were ready to get out a while.So after a day in the studio we did … Continue reading Lost finding an Old Cemetery
“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.” ― Charles Dickens I was adding to my calendar some events to do with my students. I saw this,an actual drawing theme! As a person who loves birds and thinking the kids would too we would do something for this day. Little did … Continue reading Draw a Bird Day&Cheer Someone! April 8,201
Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful. Mark … Continue reading Balancing an Artist Life