Quick Steps to Photograph your Art with a Cellphone — if it’s your only option!

Quick Steps to Photograph your Art with a Cellphone — if it’s your only option!

Does this sound familiar? The entry deadline for an upcoming gallery exhibition is looming..it’s the eleventh hour…the painting is still wet…and there’s no time to get your painting professionally photographed before the submissions close. So what to do? Especially, if the painting is still WET?!? Snap a quick photo with our cellphone! At one point or…

Que the Clothespin!

Que the Clothespin!

When painting a subject that flits around as much as birds, it’s almost impossible to get the right pose, in the good lighting, AND perched on a branch with interesting shapes. Not impossible, but darn close to it. Subsequently, many of my bird paintings are a compilation of several photographs and other reference sources, including…

Why Birds?

Why Birds?

When guests visit the studio, I often hear the phrase, “Why birds?” or “Wow, you must really like birds?” I usually get these comments because one look around the studio, and you’ll see lots of paintings with birds in them. Ok, I’ll admit it. I AM a bird nerd. In fact, my paintings have earned…