Michelle Pier: Tip of the Brush: Artist Spotlight film by James Davis

James Davis is a local filmmaker, cinematographer & director here on Guam, and he has quite the portfolio of awesome video clips. You can see his work on his Vimeo channel. I just recently finished a collaboration with him, shooting a short documentary clip on me and my artwork. After doing this project, I have …

Creative Spotlight: Golden Field Segment of Video Project

Here is the field segment of the video project I am working on with James Davis, a local filmmaker, cinematographer, & director here on Guam. He offered to collaborate on a mini documentary on me and my art. This painting was done/inspired by the fields of Talofofo, down on the Malojloj side of Guam.

A Portrait Painting Experiment ~ Jolynn Redmond

So as I have mentioned before, fine art portrait painting and other technical art are not my expertise or preference. However, I have been challenging myself to take on more and try to improve in this area. I had a request for a painting based on a photo taken by Frank Henshaw of the lovely …

Creative Spotlight: Agat Marina Painting for Video Project

So I am currently collaborating with a local filmmaker and director James Davis creating a short documentary clip of me as an artist. I’ve been on video many times, but I’m still mortified every time I see/hear myself. The cool thing is getting to see the process of gathering footage and putting things together. It’s …

Full Moon April 2014 on Guam ~ Beach Adventure

Here on Guam, we didn’t really get to see much of the blood moon lunar eclipse because of the timing and cloudiness. Some friends and I took our kids down to “1st Beach” in Ipan here on Guam. The kids had fun… after they gave up whining about the bugs and fighting with each other for …

Creative Spotlight- Earthy Spiral

Earthy Spiral” My favorite thing to paint… spirals… they are like meditation for me. This one has an earthy textured feel. 16″x20″ acrylic on stretched canvas    

Creative Spotlight ~ Life Force Energy Painting

For those with a fire in their heart that may feel dimmed at times, but always still a spark, waiting for life to breathe it into a flame, a full on blaze of unstoppable life force energy. Treat this power with love, respect & nurturing. Use it for creation, not destruction. Channel that intensity with …

A Day in the Life of an Artist- Capture the Moment Photography

I’m not sure how to begin writing this special post, so I’ll just start by saying exactly that. If you look back at many journal entries of mine, they often begin with “I’m not sure what to write, but…” and it is because I have so much to say that I don’t know where to …

Creative Session ~ Painting Photo Shoot Session Fun

Say that 5 times fast. =) “Painting Photo Shoot Session.” I would like to thank our lovely local photographers Jolynn Redmond and Frank Henshaw for dropping in on today’s Creative Session at Guma’ Tasa. Lovely to see you both and invite you to experience the day from an artist’s perspective. Thanks for getting right in …

Creative Spotlight: Dark Horse + Ocean Wave Peeling

Today I had an adventurous Creative Session. =) I attempted to paint this dark horse. I just love the image so much, and horses have been calling to me lately. Here’s the photo I was inspired by:   Here’s my painting attempt. I’m still learning & practicing, horse features are tricky with paint!   At …