Painting Bees

 

As you should know by now, I’m addicted with painting bees. The piece above was done for a friend’s birthday. I wanted to try my hand recording some traditional art in progress and since this is the first traditional piece in weeks I figured it would be perfect for an experiment. It was a lot harder than expected but I like the result. 🙂 View the final product below. Keep an eye out in the coming weeks as I should have more bee related pieces in the near future!

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Staying Centered

About two months ago I talked to Amir, founder of Nurture the Creative Mind, about how things were progressing in his life and with the foundation. The foundation has been growing fairly quickly and I was really impressed with some of the great opportunities that they have been able to participate in. He talked to me about opportunities that the foundation had accepted and had passed on and pointed out that it was important to constantly review the path that the foundation was headed down while frequently re-centering on the goals of the foundation. I didn’t know how this conversation would impact me until now. Read more

Motivation and Staying Focused

Most of the time I have a difficult time staying focused during art. This typically stems from the fact that I like to multi-task and have a large to-do list that never seems to shrink. If I don’t have enough motivation to complete one task, I tend to jump back and forth between projects without getting much done. The following have helped me stay focused during the day. Read more

Continuously Learning

When I graduated in 2013 I thought that my days of learning were going to slow significantly. I figured that I’d learned most of what I needed to know for my craft while in school and it was just time to implement it. I was completely and utterly wrong.  Read more