I Puti’on (the Star): A Time Lapse Painting Video & Photos

Now that I’ve cleared out the big pieces from my room, I finally got to start on some long-awaited pieces. The first one on the easel is “I Puti’on” (which is Chamorro for “the Star”), a commissioned piece. I really enjoyed this one, a lot of warm and cool contrasts with metallics throughout. The Star …

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: San Carlos Waterfall Guam Painting Time Lapse

The waterfall symbolizes effortlessness. Powerful, graceful flow. Skillfully moving around that which is often seen as an obstacle. The water finds its way around, creating art out of the rock standing before its path. Cascading beauty, into a pool of calm. I have been experiencing a theme of letting go, patience, trust, graceful powerful flow, …

Creative Spotlight: 2 Lattes & a Wave Time Lapse Video

This piece came together rather quickly. I was in the middle of painting the latest giant spirit tree, and was feeling stuck. Was craving a different painting, so I put aside the big canvas and pulled out a 24″x30″ frame and began painting. I knew I wanted to do a wave, and the latte stones …

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. …

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 …