WHATWHYWHENHOW: Artwork Analysis 17


Hello, all! I am back with another post after a good while! It’s been a while since I posted an art analysis, so here we go! I hope you will enjoy the read and the insight! “Upwards” (or “Upwards I”). Digital photograph. 2017. “Upwards in Neutral” (or “Upwards II”). Digital photograph. 2017. WHAT: This is…

WHATWHYWHENHOW: Artwork Analysis 16


Hey, everyone. I am hoping you are well, safe and enjoying some art or something cultural, lately. Right now as I type, it is April 5th, Wednesday (so when I actually PUBLISH this post it will be Thursday because I want to post it early, right now it is too late on Wednesday; I do…

WHATWHYWHENHOW: Artwork Analysis 15


What: This is a graphite (pencil) drawing of a manga character which I conceptualized. While anime is Japanese animation, manga (漫画) is Japanese comics and cartoons. Through reading about manga, I learned that a mangaka (漫画家) is translated as a comic artist or cartoonist and also refers to the manga author whom is often Japanese. I guess…

WHATWHYWHENHOW: Artwork Analysis 14


“Sunlight Breaking I and II” Hello, precious blog readers! I hope all are well! I have not posted on WordPress in so long! I am now 80 years old and enjoying the geriatric life. Just kidding. Still in my 30s and enjoying the pre-geriatric life. But it has been a very long time. I am…

ETCH ABOUT A SKETCH: my sketches 4


Hi, all! Every now and again, I will post sketches I’ve done. Since they are my sketches and not my fine art pieces, they do not see a whole lot of light of day as they are holed up in a notebook, computer/laptop or flash drive. These are some examples of the bare bones of my art….

WHATWHYWHENHOW: Artwork Analysis 13


“Survive” What: There is quite a bit going on in this piece, so much so that I did not know how to start this post off! I sat for a while just looking at the screen & at the random things in the room and, I kid you not, I said: “Aaaaaahhhhhh!” Writer’s block is…

WHATWHYWHENHOW: Artwork Analysis 12


“Caribbean Storm Cloud” What:  Unless you have never seen a cloud or a sea (if that describes you, you need a hug), I do not have to express what this is a photograph of, but if you want to know exactly what TYPE of cloud this is, thanks to Google I know: cumulus clouds! And…

ETCH ABOUT A SKETCH: my sketches 3


Hi, all! Every now and again, I will post sketches I’ve done. Since they are my sketches and not my fine art pieces, they do not see a whole lot of light of day as they are holed up in a notebook, computer/laptop or flash drive. These are some examples of the bare bones of my art….

REFRESHED ART: before and after


Jacksonville Landing at an Angle. Altered photography/graphic design. 2013. Jacksonville, FL. This is a scenic spot and great for photographing; I take my camera with me often. The photograph is one I shot,  from Main Street Bridge, with a GE digital camera in 2011. The alterations were done in Photoshop CS6. This is called a…

WHATWHYWHENHOW: Artwork Analysis 11


Another in a series of analyses on my art. This one’s late! I’ve done separate posts before on  two of the pieces individually (just click or search the tags ‘oil paint’ or ‘paintings’ and you will see all those posts). Most of the posts have just been to do with my progress, but not on…

WHATWHYWHENHOW: Artwork Analysis 11


Another in a series of analyses on my art. Kinda belated with this one. It took me a while to complete the drawing to begin with and, now also, to post this analysis, but here it is! Feel free to comment with questions you may still have. back off!: the arsenal of a woman’s heart…