Why I Won’t Be Holding the Luna Festival this Year

Ok, I will be honest, it was hard just to write that title. As difficult and bittersweet as it’s been to come to this decision, I know it is the right one. Here’s why. In order to convey what led to this decision, let me go back in time to when I had the inspiration …

Intuitive “Alive” Commission Painting Start to Finish

The latest painting finished and out the studio is a commissioned intuitive piece titled “Alive,” is a piece inspired by the idea that each of us holds a light within. It is an acrylic painting on 12″x16″ stretched canvas. We are all connected in many ways, sharing the air we breathe, the ground we walk on, …

Commissioned to Recreate the Sun & Wind Painting on a Smaller Scale

At the Holiday Craft Fair, I had a request from a client to commission a painting based on the original large Sun & Wind piece that I did for the Guam Utilities building, but this piece would be condensed to a smaller square. It is always tricky when changing the scale of an image as …

The Biggest Latte Stone I’ve Ever Painted!

So I was up late one night (I think it was new year’s day? or the 2nd?) and decided to just go ahead and paint the giant canvas sitting in my room. Over the course of several hours, the biggest latte stone I’ve ever painted emerged. I have been loving using the crosshatch style of …

Year-End Original Art Promo Before Prices Go Up!

Hafa adai beautiful people of the world (yes, YOU)! I have an amazing array of original art pieces (all acrylic paintings on stretched canvas) available for sale. You can view them at http://CreativeIndeed.net/art or you can also arrange with me to see them in person (contact info below). I will be at the Holiday Craft Fair at …

New Art Stuffs on the Easel & in the Sketchbook

A typhoon of art inspirations taking over my little studio room. Pulled everything out to get a good look at this sea of art inventory. Painted a couple new abstract pieces; a thick impasto-like abstract Guam sunset in blues and golds (16″x20″), and an abstract purplish flower piece (24″x36″). All acrylic paint. Also, I sketched …

Free Art Lesson: Latte Stone Acrylic Painting Demo by Michelle Pier

“IlluminLatte” is an abstract latte stone painting I did recently. I recorded the process from start to finish, sharing and explaining my painting style. This piece is an acrylic painting done on stretched canvas, and all the paint is Chroma brand metallic acrylics. This is a full length video, just over 20 minutes. Below is …

April Creative Session at Guma’ Tasa, Full of Color

April is in full effect, and today was kicked off with some painting fun at Guma’ Tasa. We had some abstract designs, scenery, and imaginative pieces created on the spot. Creative Sessions are held every 1st Saturday of the month at Guma’ Tasa. I provide supplies for acrylic painting, and you get to come and …

Creation Spotlight: Gold and Blue Spiral Painting

When I got back into painting in 2008, I started by creating a spiral, with one color. I needed the simplicity at the time, as painting with two babies to care for wasn’t easy to do. I gave myself permission to keep things really simple by starting with one color, one motion. It turned into …

Jungle Rooster Time Lapse Painting Video from Start to Finish

Due to popular demand, I have painted another rooster, or “gayu” as we call them in Chamorro here on Guam. I’m sure this won’t be the last, and in fact, this might be the start of a collection of pieces to showcase in an exhibit. A rooster exhibit! Here are some photos of the piece …

Art on Guam: Infinite Love Time-Lapse Painting Video by Michelle Pier

The latest commission artwork by Michelle Pier, a 4’x6′  acrylic painting on canvas titled “Infinite Love,” was documented from start to finish in this time-lapse video:

Creation Spotlight: Sunset Wave Painting Start to Finish

A couple weeks ago I painted this wave piece, full of thick texture and complimentary colors, blending the sunset’s warmth into the ocean coolness. It is a 24″x30″ acrylic on stretched canvas. Here are pictures of the process from start to finish. The piece is currently located at MoSa’s Joint Restaurant in Tamuning, Guam.

Creative Spotlight: Spirit Tree Start to Finish + Installation

Working on another Spirit Tree, I love doing these!! A part of me wants to keep this piece, but it isn’t meant for me… Here are photos of the process from start to finish, plus shots of the piece delivered to its new (beautiful) home.  

Creative Session at Guma’ Tasa ~ Painting a Stained Glass Effect

This month’s Creative Session at Guma’ Tasa was a nice chill one. I decided to experiment with creating a painting with a stained glass look. I also played with a lot of water. My creative session partners were painting a sculpture, a multi-piece gift for someone, landscape and more. =)