Painting Wild Rose with a Palette Knife

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When I design a new paining for Play with Pigments paint parties, I sometimes create the same painting in various styles and approaches in order to discover the easiest method for teaching. The goal is to always find lessons that are not only easy to teach, but also easy to …

Update & Jerry’s Artarama

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After some counting, I realize that it’s been almost 9 months since my last post. That’s an absurdly long break, and I’m embarrassed. In my defense I’ve been extremely busy with my new art business. I guess it’s all about balance. Although I’m doing more art than ever, you couldn’t …

Peace from Alaska

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On my flight to Korea, I was suddenly inspired to draw. In my mind, it was poetic to start my traveling journal of drawings with the place I left: Alaska. I aimed to draw something to reflect my peaceful and joyous mood as I was flying half way across the …

The team at Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia. Photo by PKP Photography.

A Cambodia Journey Design

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A little while before my A Cambodia Journey service-learning and cultural exchange trip (read here and here), I was asked to design the official image for our cohort’s t-shirts. I considered the team’s visions and ideas before starting any drafts because it was important that I accurately represent our group …

Kinley’s Newborn Pictures

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Back in the fall, I had the pleasure of photographing the Snyders for a new baby announcement. At that time, Kinley was only a few months young and was barely showing on her mama’s tummy. After baking for a whole winter and spring, Kinley finally came out to say “Hello!” …