Adventures at the first annual Valley of the Latte Festival

The weekend was filled with adventure and beauty at the 1st annual Valley of the Latte Festival in my home village, Talofofo. I was one of the artists exhibiting, and while I have let go of doing most events, this one pulled me in with the natural beauty of the land.The 2-day event is held along …

Latte Stone Paintings for the Valley of the Latte Festival

The Guam Valley of the Latte Adventure Park just held its first annual festival along the Talofofo River, where there is also an ancient latte stone village site. I was one of the artists exhibiting, and these are two 8″x10″ latte stone paintings that I did for the event.

4-panel Abstract Latte Stone Painting

The Guam Valley of the Latte Adventure Park just held its first annual festival along the Talofofo River, where there is also an ancient latte stone village site. I was one of the artists exhibiting, and this is a 4-panel painting of a latte stone I did for the event. The piece is sold.

Strength in Roots Commission Painting

Earlier this month I was commissioned to paint a 2nd piece for a lovely little family. The first one was for the little girl’s birthday a couple years ago, and now that baby brother has entered the world, time for a new birthday painting! I created this one in similar likeness to his big sister’s …

First Rooster Painting of the Year, Created and SOLD!

Right after I painted the Divine Mother piece, next up was a rooster to go on wall at the new MoSa’s Joint in Hagatna, my home away from home. Here is a play by play of the painting process, as well as a photo of the guys that came in and bought it (specifically the …

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 …

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 …

Pacific Mandala Exhibit of Artwork by Mark Dell’Isola

Guam artist Mark Dell’Isola exhibited his work this weekend at the Saggan Kotturan Chamoru (Chamoru Cultural Center) at Ipao Point. Floor to ceiling mandalas are showcased across his studio space, capturing the viewer’s attention into a mesmerizing gaze. The mandalas create optical illusions, and give the viewer a sense of motion in the artwork. The …

Nunu Tree of Abundance Painting

Create the life you love to live! Creativity is all about where you put your attention. Your attention is the most precious thing you own, and the highest quality gift you can give to anyone or anything in your life. Give your pure and full attention to what you love, and it will grow. Let it …

Creative Session Tidbits

Here are some tidbits from this past Creative Session at Guma’ Tasa. For some strange reason I didn’t get pics of the lovely creations made by Jody and her daughter! I was in a zone that day. =)

Hybridity: Solo Art Exhibit by Monaeka Flores

On view September 13 – September 28, 2013 Agana Shopping Center, Temporary Art Space 2nd Floor Across from Express Care Exhibit Hours: 12 – 8 PM Daily, Closed Mondays Opening Reception FRIDAY 9/13, 6 –9 PM Featuring DJ Nemesis Closing Reception FRIDAY 9/27, 6 – 9 PM Featuring Ital Art/Guam Massive Sound Other Events Art …

3 of 100 Latte Stones Project

Here is the 3rd of 100 latte stones that I will be painting as a part of my latest project 100 Latte Stones in 1 Year. 12″x36″ acrylic on stretched canvas

2 of 100 Latte Stones Project

Here is the 2nd of 100 latte stones that I will be painting as a part of my latest project 100 Latte Stones in 1 Year. Painted upside down so that any drippiness would go upward. Earthy color dabbing and blending… Ta da! Commentary from the Video Blog