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 …

Finding Solace in Nature: Guam Friends, Jungle, Beach, Moonrise, Sunset & More

Nature is seriously at the top of my list of “things” I love. Just sitting and being, enjoying the view, soaking up the peace and quiet, admiring the beauty in the simple things, like a leaf, or two fluttering butterflies… The moon rising, moss on a tree, a fading sunset by the beach, interesting cloud …

New Art Stuffs on the Easel & in the Sketchbook

A typhoon of art inspirations taking over my little studio room. Pulled everything out to get a good look at this sea of art inventory. Painted a couple new abstract pieces; a thick impasto-like abstract Guam sunset in blues and golds (16″x20″), and an abstract purplish flower piece (24″x36″). All acrylic paint. Also, I sketched …

April Creative Session at Guma’ Tasa, Full of Color

April is in full effect, and today was kicked off with some painting fun at Guma’ Tasa. We had some abstract designs, scenery, and imaginative pieces created on the spot. Creative Sessions are held every 1st Saturday of the month at Guma’ Tasa. I provide supplies for acrylic painting, and you get to come and …

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.

Guam Sunsets are the Best!

On my way home from visiting with a friend, I decided at the last second to pull over to wait and catch the sunset. Found a lovely lone flower on the beach too. Turned out to be a beautiful mini adventure. Glad I followed that spontaneous urge.

4 Lattes Painting from 4 boys to Mom on her birthday + Time lapse video

  A commissioned piece as a birthday present for one lucky mama of four lucky boys. A beautiful relationship, and beautiful meaning behind the painting. The four latte stones represent the four boys, a foundation of strength, love, and faith. Scenery from Apaca point in Agat, Guam, a beloved spot that reminds mom of home. …

April 25th Full Moon: Beautiful Creative Weekend Hike + Sky-Scapes

What a glorious full moon we had on April 25th! Here on Guam, I celebrated and enjoyed the 3 days of full moon by going with Garden Day friends on a hike through the red dirt hills of Manenggon, then a full moon 8th birthday for my niece. I didn’t take many pictures during the …