I got a bit off track with posting, but the painting continues in the Williamsburg series. So, in a nutshell, here are the progress shots (I didn’t take one every single day, but you can get the idea of the steps here: The photo I took from some distance away using a long lens of… Continue reading One Veteran to Another
She is finished. This is the smallest of the Colonial Williamsburg series. It is 12×9″ oil on canvas glued to a wood panel.
I’ll be demonstrating how I take my bird photos and then doctor them up using Photoshop all day this coming Saturday as part of the Northern Neck Artisan Trail’s Second Saturday Program. Professional artists who work from photos use photos they have taken themselves. Sometimes those photos need a little help with cropping, fixing camera… Continue reading Second Saturday Demonstration: Reference Photos
Kauffman Studios has been on the Northern Neck Artisan Trail for nearly a year. In the coming year I hope to become a juried member of the Trail System. I learned yesterday evening during a meet and greet of the Northern Neck (NNK) Artisan Trail members at Good Luck Winery, that it is possible for… Continue reading Northern Neck Artisan Trail
I admit I have a tendency to bounce from thing to thing. As I’m trying to grow my art business and my essential oil business, it can be especially challenging to say “no” to friends who assume that since I do not work in an office or “regular” retail setting, especially when what they are… Continue reading Squirrel!