News and Updates, Painting

Mixed Media Abstract Figures – Exploring the Form

I’ve been working on a series of mixed media abstract figures lately, and I’m excited to share a glimpse into my studio today with this series: three mixed media figures exploring form and expression! As I’ve mentioned, I’ve been on a journey to infuse my work with more emotional depth. This series feels like another step in that direction.

Creative Process, Painting, Studio Process

When to Stop Painting – One Step Too Far

An artist reflects on the challenging judgment of knowing when a painting is complete, recognizing a tendency to overwork pieces. The writer prefers an earlier, bolder stage of a mixed media figure to the over-finished result, realizing that intuition and restraint often carry more expressive power than meticulous details.