Behind the Art

My Favorite Travel Painting Supplies

My Favorite Travel Painting Supplies

A tip, tutorial, and a tool all centered around travel painting. Learn to paint anywhere and anytime with these supplies.

My Favorite Travel Painting Supplies

A tip, tutorial, and a tool all centered around travel painting. Learn to paint anywhere and anytime with these supplies.

Behind the Art: Split Rock Lighthouse

Behind the Art: Split Rock Lighthouse

When I painted the Split Rock Lighthouse, I remember noticing the contrast between the yellow building and the cool blue lake surface. The rocks are full of numerous neutral tones creating a rough texture...

Behind the Art: Split Rock Lighthouse

When I painted the Split Rock Lighthouse, I remember noticing the contrast between the yellow building and the cool blue lake surface. The rocks are full of numerous neutral tones creating a rough texture...

Becoming a Full Time Artist

Becoming a Full Time Artist

Yep, you read that right. I'm becoming a full time artist. In 2019 I graduated college with a BA in Visual Arts Education and got my educator's license to teach...

Becoming a Full Time Artist

Yep, you read that right. I'm becoming a full time artist. In 2019 I graduated college with a BA in Visual Arts Education and got my educator's license to teach...

Behind the Art: The Minnehaha Falls

Behind the Art: The Minnehaha Falls

When I painted the Minnehaha Falls, I was in awe of the light and shadow on the cascading water. The various greens of the surrounding foliage contrasted with the white rushing water...

Behind the Art: The Minnehaha Falls

When I painted the Minnehaha Falls, I was in awe of the light and shadow on the cascading water. The various greens of the surrounding foliage contrasted with the white rushing water...

A Watercolor Sunset | One of my Most Successful Paintings

A Watercolor Sunset | One of my Most Successful...

Sometimes it just goes well. Before creating this piece, I wanted to paint a ski themed work of art for over a year. Every snow fall, Zach and I hit...

A Watercolor Sunset | One of my Most Successful...

Sometimes it just goes well. Before creating this piece, I wanted to paint a ski themed work of art for over a year. Every snow fall, Zach and I hit...

Swatching Watercolor Paint with a new Paint Pal...

It was finally time to go through my jar full of random watercolor paint tubes and fill up a new paint palette. All the paints are either Winsor & Newton...

Swatching Watercolor Paint with a new Paint Pal...

It was finally time to go through my jar full of random watercolor paint tubes and fill up a new paint palette. All the paints are either Winsor & Newton...