"If I just did what I thought would sell I think I'd get really bored." ~Dotty Attie
I FINALLY learned how to sew and it's awesome! Especially because I can tailor around my scoliosis! Here's why this is a total game changer for me and how I'm using creativity to solve annoying life problems.
It's a personal art goal to make 2018 The Year of the [Rescue] Dog by using dogs available for adoption as my muses.
"I am interested in abstract art, but I am also interested in the message—the problem is to convey feeling with the impact of the abstract." ~Fannie Hillsmith
I finished a knit painting this week. I'm pushing myself beyond portraits and into my next favorite subject hands!!!!
This week I read Clara and Mr. Tiffany written by Susan Vreeland. The book is a historical fiction based on the life of Clara Driscoll who was a glass designer for Louis Comfort Tiffany. In the book, we follow Clara’s career at Tiffany studios, her design inspiration, and challenges being a working woman at the turn of the century.
Hi! I've posted a new video featuring three painted portraits I made this week. Color and speed were my focus!
Anna Hyatt Huntington was an influential American figurative and animal sculptor who was born on March 10th.
This week I read "Your Inner Critic is a Big Jerk" and here's what I think...
Today, I'm sharing the time-lapse creation of two portrait paintings in my sketchbook.
A quick timelapse video of painting hands and preparing the image to become a knit painting.
I have a new video up where I talk about my newest Knit Painting and a charity knit project I'm undertaking.
“The language of symbols is the language of the spirit. My imagery is rooted in
the world of the spirit which manifests itself through ritual, myth, and symbol. "- Buffie Johnson
Yay! I finished a knit painting this week and I'm so excited about it and the next piece I have planned.
Nancy Ekholm Burkert is an American artist and illustrator born on February 16th.