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 …

Creative Spotlight: Island Goddess Recreated + Island Man

A larger version of the Island Goddess, as requested by a server at Pika’s Cafe, when the smaller one was purchased by the owner for the women’s restroom sign. Below is also an Island Man, to couple with the smaller Island Goddess to be placed above the men’s restroom at Pika’s Cafe.  

Creative Guam Bus Stops: PART 2

ALSO CHECK OUT PART 1 As I drive around Guam my eye is caught by painted bus stops every day. I admire the creativity, the variety, and the effort to beautify previously run-down or graffitied bus stops. If I had it my way, we’d beautify all the buildings on the island this way. If you, …

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 …

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 …