How can i paint a spider “Cute”

One day I caught up a video on YouTube called “Lucas the spider“. An example of their videos, I was really interested in this concept. And Lucas the spider just “cute”, especially the voice. To be honest, I can’t deal with insects. I’m OK with butterfly (not caterpillar stage) and bees as long as they […]

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Abstract painting study

First day of new year~! I did my first “abstract” painting study. The reference photo was texture of metal rust. Well for me it was the most “abstract” picture I can understand. So I thought why not try? I have to try it at some point. However in the beginning I had no idea what […]

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Palette knife painting studies

Finally, 2020 is done. Although this year is tough, I am glad that I was able to try new painting methods/subjects. Palette knife painting was one of them. The first piece I tried was “Pathway to lighthouse”. I put the base color layer by palette knife only. And then I went over another layer with […]

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Some of my wood works

One day when I watched TV with my husband in our previous house in GA, he said “you should get a bookshelf for your office area.” I answered, “I can build one by myself.” He replied “Nah, you are just saying, you can’t do such thing like that.” I looked at him and answered seriously […]

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Tibet Style Prayer Wheel Diamond Knot Decor

I’ve been in Tibet once long time ago. I love that place. I always remembered their bright five color prayer flags everywhere. Beside the river, on top of building and in the forest. Sometimes just around pile of stone pyramid. Back then I purchased a bag decor of diamond knot. It was my favorite one. […]

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Table of canvas sizes

This is a quick summary for choosing canvas size. I prefer to stick to one size and then enlarge it when I need. Soon I find out that some of the canvas sizes are related to each other. So I want to put them together to have a clear view that which size comes from […]

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Summary of some YouTube art channels

I have been watching a lot YouTube art videos when I decided to become an artist myself. I know that sounds “instant” but during the days that I can only lay down on my bed all day due to physical issue, smartphone and YouTube was all I got. Well I have to admit that there […]

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Green foundation of pastel drawing portrait

I found out Cuong Nguyen YouTube channel one day. And it surprised me since it was the first time that I saw someone using green color as foundation of portrait drawing. Yes, green color. It is not just green tint but actually greenish green color. But the result was stunning! His drawing blows my mind. […]

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Differences between Tiger, Jaguar, Leopard and Cheetah

This is a very interesting topic. When I paint these spotted big cats I’ve always asking myself what exactly am I painting? Then I ask Google.  OK, Google, tell me the differences between big cats. ヽ( ̄▽ ̄)ノ Tiger Tigers are huge, powerful animals that live only in Asia. They are very close to lion. Sometimes their skull […]

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