The Ravenna Area chamber of Commerce is now currently featuring select pieces from the Explore the Reef Collection for the next month or so in the window display on Main Street in Downtown Ravenna. This opportunity is exciting and it was so much fun to set up! Come check it out while it lasts! CheckContinue reading “Window Display in Downtown Ravenna”
After 3.5 months, the 35ft commissioned wall mural was completed for White Lotus Kung Fu Studio in Ravenna, Ohio. What a busy past few months! This mural incorporates the classic 5 Kung Fu animals: leopard, tiger, snake, crane, and dragon. These animals are guarding the treacherous jungle bridge path leading to the lonely mountain temple.Continue reading “Completed Kung Fu Wall Mural”
In my last post we tackled the process of creating and finalizing a design. With a design created we just have to get the sketch…on the wall? Below are some tips and tricks to do just that! I will also mention what paint you need to buy and what type to get. Step 1: PrepContinue reading “How to paint a mural: part 2. The transfer”
Part 1: The Design A mural may seem like a daunting process, but with proper planning, it is easily manageable. The steps below, and the steps I will lay out in future posts, are the same steps that I use when I tackle a mural. I hope that this list will help you start yourContinue reading “How to paint a mural: part 1”
I am excited to announce that my next big project is a 30ft commissioned wall mural for White Lotus Kung Fu! White Lotus Kung Fu is a classic Chinese martial arts school that has recently relocated to downtown Ravenna, Ohio. They have graciously given me the opportunity to paint my biggest canvas yet. Check outContinue reading “30ft Mural Is Coming 🔥”
It is not quite Thanksgiving yet, but it is never too early to start Christmas gift shopping. With that in mind… the Holiday Collection is live! These little animal paintings will be $30 each and available here. A bit about the collection: I wanted this collection to be silly and cute. Painting their facial expressionsContinue reading “Owl Be home for Christmas”
Happy belated Halloween everyone! I hope everyone had a safe and fun Halloween evening. This fall is rushing by with Thanksgiving and Christmas just around the corner. With the fun season comes fun paintings. This Saturday, November 6, I am releasing a mini painting Holiday collection of festive woodland creatures. These Mini paintings will beContinue reading “Holiday Collections are Coming”
My first painting class was a blast! I had the privilege to teach 8 students for an hour and a half the brief basics of oil painting. The students practiced the fundamentals with a fall themed still life. Now everyone has their own unique fall decoration for their home. While learning the basics, everyone sippedContinue reading “Paint and Sip with SRCA”
The Opening Night was a success! For two hours over 65 people filtered in and out of the gallery. It was a whirlwind of greeting guests and talking about the collection. Everyone was in high spirits on the good weathered evening. Ohio threatened rain, but it stopped shortly before the event began. I could notContinue reading “What a Success!”
These pasts few months have been an absolute whirlwind. I have been painting like mad, marketing, running around, and doing all the things. However, I made it. We made it! Yesterday my husband and I set everything up at the gallery for the Explore the Reef Exhibit and it looks wonderful. Now, it is partyContinue reading “Opening Night is Tonight!”
Grace did an absolute beautiful painting using a picture of my son and grandson in baseball uniforms. It was a…
Thank you! I love the cats the best. The leopard is my personal favorite.
Love that Tiger. But the whole mural is beautiful
Thank you so much! I appreciate it!
Grace, Your paintings are truly amazing! We love the bright colors and details. Love, Aunt Peg and Uncle Art ________________________________