March 25, 2014
March 18, 2014
My name is Lisa and I have an art book addiction. There are worse addictions to have, right? At least that is what I keep telling myself. So I thought I’d share a few of my recent favorites.
Contemporary Art Spaces is like driving around at night so you can see inside houses, but with art studios. I can’t tell you how much I love this book. Also, Painted On 21st Street, work by Helen Frankenthaler, is really lovely.
March 14, 2014
March 13, 2014
I just got a new set of little prints back from Artifact Uprising and I’m so thrilled with them I had to share! I’ve never printed the floodline pieces before and they turned out really well. I think I will have to start offering a set of them in the shop. For now, one will be tucked in with all orders.
February 19, 2014
February 18, 2014
Well today was a rather epic mail day. The book ‘Creative Block’ by Danielle Krysa arrived. The concept is a brilliant one and it is just so beautifully executed. ‘Creative Block’ is “a contemporary art book filled not only with inspiring images, but also inspiring words, advice, and tips to help amateurs and professionals alike, find their way through those days when the ideas just won’t come.” I am so honored to be included in it and can’t wait to sit down with a big glass of wine and read through.
February 13, 2014
February 12, 2014
I recently finished the painting below. The original is available at Good Eye Gallery and prints will be in my etsy shop soon!
February 11, 2014
February 3, 2014
January 21, 2014
January 16, 2014
some new floodlines that have come about over the last few months, to be available very soon!
January 14, 2014
1. started reading 5 books simultaneously (I do not recommend), so far I have finished 0
2. cleaned my studio (I can see the floor!)
3. had farewell drinks with a dear friend
4. played this game with friends (cried I laughed so hard and not just due to all the sidecars I had consumed)
5. went for a new years hike here
6. started daydreaming/planning for our summer vacation
7. made a mile long to do list…
8. plotted all the paintings I want to do NOW. (see no. 7)
December 6, 2013
It snowed here last night (enough of a rarity here that it is always exciting). So I decided to finally finish and share some skater paintings I’ve been working on for forever. I just love the stark minimalist quality of winter and decided to also invert several of the pieces, so both will be available. I hope to have them available next week. Happy Friday and stay warm!
December 3, 2013
I am part of an event curated by Melinda Fay of Good Eye Gallery. It takes place Wednesday, December 4, 2013, from 5:00pm – 8:00pm at the Deasy / Penner Partners Pasadena office – located at 200 South Los Robles Avenue. If you’re in the area go check it out!
December 2, 2013
I am offering 10% off all orders over $20 in my etsy shop. Also, I just added a few new prints and originals!
November 27, 2013
November 21, 2013
Lately I’ve been looking at a lot of art books and trying to be better about keeping a sketch book. I’ve also been trying to devote at least a little time each week to ‘playing’ without worrying about the end result (which is strangely hard to do).
bottom row: ‘playing’ with pink and green and my sketch book
November 18, 2013
So there is this amazing art project happening, consenses. It’s essentially a grown up, artistic game of telephone. Please, please check it out!
“Each artist extracts the essence of the piece they are provided and uses it as their catalyst for their own creation. Ultimately, this process forms what they’ve termed “Interpretative Chains”: a collective, holistic statement; an intriguing procession from one piece to the next; the revealing of a unique glimpse into the artistic process and the complexity of perception. So far 130 artists from all over the world have participated (none of them know who the other artists are on the project).”
The goal is for it to exhibit this summer, watch and find out more about it and how you can contribute to making it happen!
November 7, 2013
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