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 ~ She Dances 11″x14″ Painting

She Dances. This piece is inspired by many photos I’ve come across of beautiful belly dancers, with their sensual movements and eye-catching outfits. Black and gold has always been a color combination that I love, and decided to use it for this piece. 11″x14″ acrylic on stretched canvas.

GAX Live Art Night and BBQ Block Party in Tumon

The GAX~ Guam Art Exhibit festivities continue! Saturday evening was Live Art Night, right alongside the Guam Visitors’ Bureau hosted BBQ Block Party in Tumon. The road was closed and Guam residents and tourists alike roamed the streets checking out the numerous bbq vendors. There was entertainment going on, and of course, we had the …

Private Creative Sessions ~ Host Your Own Art & Wine Night

This last weekend I facilitated one of several private Creative Sessions I’ve offered, and it was so fun! Hosting your own art & wine night in the comfort of your home or business brings a totally different element to the Creative Session. It is more fun and cozy when you are in your own space, …

Creative Spotlight: Abstract Colorful Wave & Guåsali Flower

Went into painting mode today, and finished these two pieces, a colorful abstract wave, and the guåsali flower native to Guam. Had fun using my palette knife, it’s been awhile since I’ve played with these tools. Creative experimentation… The abstract wave is 16″x20″ and the Guåsali is 24″x24″ and both will be available for sale.

All of Me: Fully Loving and Accepting Yourself

An affirmation for you today: “I love all of me.” All of your being, the light, the dark, the pretty, the ugly… neat n tidy, chaotic & messy, clean, dirty, happy, sad, angry, confused, ecstatic, grateful, creative, boring, loud, quiet, steady, shaky, nervous, confident, passive, assertive, stubborn, wild, calm, passionate, placid, giving, greedy, desiring, soulful, …

A Portrait Painting Experiment ~ Jolynn Redmond

So as I have mentioned before, fine art portrait painting and other technical art are not my expertise or preference. However, I have been challenging myself to take on more and try to improve in this area. I had a request for a painting based on a photo taken by Frank Henshaw of the lovely …

Creative Spotlight: Agat Marina Painting for Video Project

So I am currently collaborating with a local filmmaker and director James Davis creating a short documentary clip of me as an artist. I’ve been on video many times, but I’m still mortified every time I see/hear myself. The cool thing is getting to see the process of gathering footage and putting things together. It’s …

Creative Spotlight ~ Life Force Energy Painting

For those with a fire in their heart that may feel dimmed at times, but always still a spark, waiting for life to breathe it into a flame, a full on blaze of unstoppable life force energy. Treat this power with love, respect & nurturing. Use it for creation, not destruction. Channel that intensity with …

A Day in the Life of an Artist- Capture the Moment Photography

I’m not sure how to begin writing this special post, so I’ll just start by saying exactly that. If you look back at many journal entries of mine, they often begin with “I’m not sure what to write, but…” and it is because I have so much to say that I don’t know where to …

Creative Session ~ Painting Photo Shoot Session Fun

Say that 5 times fast. =) “Painting Photo Shoot Session.” I would like to thank our lovely local photographers Jolynn Redmond and Frank Henshaw for dropping in on today’s Creative Session at Guma’ Tasa. Lovely to see you both and invite you to experience the day from an artist’s perspective. Thanks for getting right in …

Creative Spotlight: Dark Horse + Ocean Wave Peeling

Today I had an adventurous Creative Session. =) I attempted to paint this dark horse. I just love the image so much, and horses have been calling to me lately. Here’s the photo I was inspired by:   Here’s my painting attempt. I’m still learning & practicing, horse features are tricky with paint!   At …

Art Themed Photoshoot by Robert D. Camacho

I love photography, capturing images is a beautiful art form, whether digital or handcrafted. Recently, I was offered to do an art-themed photoshoot by Robert D. Camacho, a wonderful local photographer here on Guam. It was a lot of fun. I don’t have any real modeling experience, but this experiment was awesome, not too shabby?! …