Gratitude

Gratitude

This picture is a throwback!  Sweet memories of many beginnings.  I see two beautiful children with a safe and loving life ahead of them.  I see a gentle artist, with the idea that art could save us all from everything!  I guess the lesson learned is that, we’re here...
JOHN HONG 1960-2019

JOHN HONG 1960-2019

John Hong, 58, of Destin, FL, passed away at his home Monday, September 16, 2019, surrounded by his family after a long cancer journey.  John was born in Dobb’s Ferry, NY, on December 20, 1960 and grew up in New Jersey and Orlando, FL.  John was preceded in death in...
Two years

Two years

Gosh…here I go!  This is a blog post that’s been in my head for two years now.  I’ve written it in my head, expressed it all. I run through the sentiments almost daily.  I’ve never, ever had the chance to peck it out. And even now, as I sit at my desk, late on a...
Bottles and Crates

Bottles and Crates

I wish I had “Before” pictures of these. The bottom was an old crate. I have a few artist friends that drop off these old, thin crates that have been beaten and stickered and have served their purpose. But hey..they’re flat, sturdy and have an edge. Perfect for ART! I...
Summer painting

Summer painting

Summer fun, for me, means non-stop painting. You know it’s bad when my art migrates over to the ping-pong table. I’ve been creating some large-scale art pieces for a gallery in Naples, FL., Gallery Vibe. Some of this art will hit their walls in...
Small Fishies

Small Fishies

It’s still summer!  There isn’t much of it left.  I’ve been painting over-sized masterpieces all summer long and finally paused long enough to create these little fishies!  I LOVE THEM! I love that I can get a cute fish, on a 12” x 12” canvas with a small bit of...