Creative Spotlight: Spirit Tree 2 Time Lapse Painting

I love trees so much, I decided it was time to paint another spirit tree. The last one I painted sold at Pika’s Cafe. This one will be going up in the new MoSa’s Joint restaurant opening in Tamuning, Guam. On Guam we call the banyan trees Taotaomo’na trees, otherwise known as the Nunu tree, …

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.   …

Creative Spotlight: Love

A 16″x20″ metallic dream. First layered with oceanic blues, then in the middle a warm & passionate diamond shape representing the heart with love inscribed, then layers of metallics over all for a luminescent glow.

Creative Spotlight: Island Goddess & Red Orange Flower

Created these two pieces at the Creative Session on Saturday. The Island Goddess was an image I had in my mind that morning, although it evolved when the brush was put to canvas. This is what usually happens, I have a general image in mind, but once the paint goes down, things change. And I …

Guam Reef Hotel Project PART 2

Here is PART 2 to the Guam Reef Hotel Project. (You can also check back to PART 1 to see from the beginning). It has been a serendipitous series of events that led up to the project’s birth. There are so many parallels to this story, it will probably sound too good to be true …

Guam Reef Hotel Art Project PART 1

It has been a serendipitous series of events that led up to the project’s birth. There are so many parallels to this story, it will probably sound too good to be true if I share it all here. Let’s just say everything happens at exactly the moment it is meant to, and to be clear …

Creative Spotlight: Golden Tree of Life

At the last Creative Session, I painted the background for this special piece. I blended a few layers of brown, green and blue in a sort of drip-like design. Took it home to dry, then noticed that the acrylic did it’s little thing where it dries and contracts, leaving surprise white spots hidden here and …

Creative Spotlight: Magic of the Ifit Flower

So this past week I decided I wanted to paint something specific. An ifit flower. And I just happened to have a beautiful photo that I took of one last year, much better than any photo I found searching on google! Of course, I would paint it in my own style, my creative version, not …

Creative Spotlight: Moon Goddess

Continuing my painting groove, today I created this piece titled “Moon Goddess” and I just love her! It is a 24″x30″ acrylic on canvas, with a lot of movement. She is a goddess of the moon, she is nameless. She ebbs and flows as the tides do, she follows a rhythm and cycle that is …

Creative Spotlight: Biggest Custom Painting Yet!!

  This huge canvas is 5 feet x 3 feet, and is filled with deep blues, seaweed greens, luminescent white, silver & pearl. This painting is a special custom piece I did for my dad as a gift for Christmas. It is giant swirling wave scene, a mesmerizing piece for sure. He says he loves …

12-12-12 Birthday Magic & Creation Spotlight: LIVE FREE NOW

Big cup of coffee in hand, it’s quite the day today! Already had my Trevo wellness drink, breakfast, played a bit of badminton and “archery” in the yard with the boys this morning. Wrote an extensively fabulous My Everyday Magic post last night. Doing some fun mundane stuff this morning like laundry and dishes. Opened …

Creative Spotlight: The Seed

“The Seed” 24″x30″ acrylic on stretched canvas This painting was originally intended to be submitted to the GAX V: Guam Art Exhibit, though I ended up not being able to participate after all. “The Seed” represents the past, present, and future. It is the literal and figurative symbol of creation, of spirit/consciousness evolving. It symbolizes …

Creative Spotlight: Fire in the Gypsy

Today’s Creation Spotlight is featuring a 3-panel painting titled “Fire in the Gypsy.” I’d like to give a behind-the-scenes peak into the painting process, so a time-lapsed video clip is in order. Scroll down to view it. Quick stats: Acrylic paint on 8″x24″ panels of stretched canvas. This was a fun painting. I enjoy the …