• Art History

    Happy Birthday Vincent van Gogh

    Happy Birthday Vincent Van Gogh blog cover

    Happy Birthday Vincent van Gogh, born on March 30 back in 1853.  Van Gogh was a Post-Impressionist painter and one of my favorite artists.  Most people have heard his name and have seen some of his work (even as they don’t know it was his by name).  The most difficult…

  • Artwork,  Painting Series

    Hand-Painted Birdhouses

    Hand-Painted Birdhouses blog cover. Image with two big orchid birdhouses and four small birdhouses.

    One of the types of projects that I’ve been working on the last couple of months is hand-painted birdhouses.  I really like being able to bring what would normally be a 2D painting and transform it into a 3D piece of art.   The most popular one I painted was the…

  • Art History

    Who is your favorite artist?

    Tell Me Something Tuesday graphic - Who is your favorite artist? What do you like most about their work?

    My favorite is Vincent van Gogh. I’ve had a deep love of him since Elementary school when I saw Starry Night for the first time.  Something about the swirls around the stars spoke to me. My love of his work has only grown and developed since then.  I have always…

  • Art History

    Happy Birthday Van Gogh

    Happy Birthday to my favorite artist, Vincent Van Gogh!  Born this day, March 30th, 1853.  Van Gogh was a Post-Impressionist who was known for his impasto swirls of bold colors.  I was fortunate enough to be able to attend Denver Art Museum’s special exhibit Becoming Van Gogh a few years…