Inspired by my students

Last week, I taught a three-day portrait-painting watercolor workshop in Grand Rapids, MN. Several students had not painted people — heads, faces, features — before. And one student had only taken a single painting lesson before signing up for the class. I was...

Pulling it all together

I am enjoying the process of pulling this website together, adding more images and information. I look forward to uploading info to the “How & Why” section, which I hope will be valuable to my students and my fellow painters. Working on a website and...

Drawing & Painting & Website development

If you want to know how to do a thing you must first have a complete desire to do that thing [drawing-painting-developing your website]. Then go to kindred spirits — others [e.g., Liina] who have wanted to do that thing — and study their ways and means, learn from...