Category Archives: Artist on a mission

Artist on a Mission – With Full Purpose of Heart

In 3 Nephi 10:6 it talks about full purpose of heart, returning to God with full purpose of heart. I think that is the way we should paint, with full purpose of heart. When I look around this beautiful world … Continue reading

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Artist on a Mission – Making Straightway On a Zigzagged Course

This character has been growing in my imagination. I’ve worked with how this little bear should look. You have to dive into the work and get started before you can make any progress. Here is your goal and you start … Continue reading

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Artist on a Mission – On the Road

Sometimes while traveling through this life we don’t recognize the blessings that accompany us on the road. This is what happened to the two travelers on the road to Emmaus. Even though their hearts burned within, they didn’t realize who … Continue reading

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Artist on a Mission – A Demo, A Podcast and a Video

I love thIs quote from the book Art & Fear by David Bayles & Ted Orland:  “Look at your work and it tells you how it is when you hold back or when you embrace. When you are lazy, your … Continue reading

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Artist on a Mission – Life Well Lived

It’s nice to know a bit about the person you’re painting. I know this guy well. After all I beat him in a leg wrestle when he was 14 and I was dating his brother. When he came home quite … Continue reading

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Artist on a Mission -Noah’s Ark

I love to see a project go from beginning spark of an idea to a completed project. It takes a great amount of faith, courage and perseverance.  You have to believe in yourself and the project enough to see the … Continue reading

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Artist on a Mission – Grab Your Pencil

Sometimes a face will grab you and you run to get a pencil and your sketch book. It could have been the lighting in the video or the angles on the face but as I was watching the interview of … Continue reading

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Artist on a Mission – Getting your feet underneath you

Here’s nine suggestions for when life goes a little crazy.  It’s ok to sit and stare out the window.  Madeleine  L’Engle in her book “Walking on Water” talks about the importance of “being” time. It’s like the time when you … Continue reading

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Artist on a Mission -Reading The Emotion Behind The Mask

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Artist on a Mission – Getting My Feet Underneath Me

So I’ve played with those light beach balls before. It doesn’t take much energy or power to smack them up into the air. That’s what I thought I was hitting, a light beach ball filled with light air. Also I … Continue reading

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