Commissioned to recreate smaller version of Reflections of Peace painting

From time to time, I get commissioned to recreate a certain painting, either with a different color scheme, size, or other feature from the original. I recently painted the “Reflections of Peace” painting, and was asked to recreate a smaller version. Here is the recreated painting, from start to finish, including its new home:          

Commission Painting Process & Story of a Moonlit Jungle Scene

So when I get a commission request, they often show up as an idea and it evolves from there. Here is the a recent request that I received for this almost-finished moonlit jungle painting: How are you?  We follow you on Instagram and love your paintings!  Our 11th wedding anniversary is in April so we …

Artist Date: Transforming Infinity Goddess Sketch into Painting (video)

Friday night, I took myself on an artist date, not knowing what I’d create. Julia Cameron, author of The Artist’s Way, is known for encouraging “artist dates,” where you make time away from your usual work just to enjoy yourself, by yourself. It is a really rewarding experience, and I really cherish time for solitude. …

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 …

Bonus Creative Session for April & Extra Painting Creations

This weekend I held a BONUS Creative Session, an extra painting workshop this month. Normally sessions are held the first Saturday of each month, but I threw in another session this month, and might add more in the very near future. 🙂 We had a great time, I also created this little sunset piece, and …

Guamania: Featured local artist Lucas Storts at Guma’ TASA

This Saturday February 15th at Guma’ Tasa, Lucas Storts launched his solo exhibit: Guamania. I am really glad I made it to the opening night, always a good time at Guma’ TASA. What I love about Luke’s Guamania exhibit is that it really showcases Guam in the way that you see and experience it on …

Creative Spotlight: Si Sirena Mermaid Custom Painting

This mermaid piece was commissioned by a friend, who loved the last mermaid piece that I did, and wanted her very own. So here she is, Si Sirena, mermaid undersea, enjoying her space on a rock formation, with strands of seaweed keeping her company as light shines down on her from the skylight above.   …