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Semi Precious Stones 101

Semi Precious Stones 101

Semi Precious Stones For such a long time now, I have been fascinated with Semi Precious Stones. My mom has really been the one to get me started actually collecting them and she was the inspiration in me using them in my art work....it has then been taken from there....

Tips to spark your creativity

Tips to spark your creativity

As an Artist here are some tips to spark your creativity! Get inspired; look at pictures what have you seen that you love that you want to do, paint, make, create, and duplicate what you see. Let them motivate and inspire you. Look on the internet, magazines etc…....

Adelman Fine Art Gallery; Grand Opening Pictures

Adelman Fine Art Gallery; Grand Opening Pictures

Adelman Fine Art Gallery; Grand Opening Pictures It was such a great night, another clear and brilliant evening in San Diego. A perfect night to celebrate the opening of Adelman Fine Art Gallery. This was the first time seeing the gallery, we all have been waiting so...

Adelman Fine Art Gallery Grand Opening

Adelman Fine Art Gallery Grand Opening

Adelman Fine Art Gallery JOIN US FOR: GALLERY GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION! May 7 – 9, 2015 – Thursday, Friday & Saturday Enjoy painting demonstrations, jewelry trunk show, auctions/raffles, & bites from The Cheese Store of San Diego and Cookbook Tavola Calda. All events...

Rising Tide; The making; Behind the Scenes

Rising Tide; The making; Behind the Scenes

Rising Tide The making; Behind the Scenes Acrylic on Panel 16X36 Mixed Media 2.5 Museum Wrap Panel Semi-Precious Stones ORIGINAL – this is the original, there are no reproductions done or going to be done of this piece Stones Used:  The large more 3 dimensional pieces...

New Scenery as an Artist; Estes Park Colorado

New Scenery as an Artist; Estes Park Colorado

New Scenery as an Artist; Estes Park Colorado Being in the Mountains As an artist I am inspired by many things. I can literally think of more than 10 things I want to paint all at once (if I could, heck find me a large enough studio and I’d try). I am always full of...

Anything but Ordinary

Anything but Ordinary

Anything but Ordinary Bland is not a word that is in an artist vocabulary. Ordinary, same, boring….nope we do not like those words either. As an artist; and I may speak for other artist out there, but for myself we as artist are full of passion, creativity, life,...

Underneath; In the making; Behind the Scenes

Underneath; In the making; Behind the Scenes

Underneath; In the making Behind the Scenes Oil on Panel 36X60 Mixed Media Semi-Precious Stones 2.5 Museum Panel   Coral: Provides protection. Calms emotions. Helps with asthma and digestive problems. Guards against violence, accidents and theft. Associated with the...

10 things to Develop YOUR Creativity

10 things to Develop YOUR Creativity

10 things to Develop YOUR Creativity To help you begin to create the life you want: 1. Make time for it! - Set time aside for creative time; to think, write, paint, research, plan, concept generate - Have a Creative HOUR; designate a hour of your day that you have to...

Creativity for PASSION

Creativity for PASSION

Creativity for PASSION Get Visual and Passionate through Creativity Step 1. Get out a piece of paper and list everything that excites you. Ask Yourself: What excites you? What turns you on? What are you passionate about? What do you love? If you could do anything...

My Detour as an Artist

My Detour as an Artist

Before the Professional Artist came out to the Art World: In the past: Looking back I have struggled with fully devoting myself to being a professional artist for many years. Quite interesting to reflect, but it is helping me embrace who I am now. I fought who I was...

Nature as my Inspiration

Nature as my Inspiration

Inspired by Natures Elements: Mountains:  Being from Colorado we would always go up to my grandparents cabin in the mountains. I loved it there. I do feel that I will always feel at home there. It is apart of me, I will begin to miss them and crave the mountain air,...

Embracing being an Artist

Embracing being an Artist

My Journey as an Artist Art is who I am. Creativity is ingrained in me, it is interwoven into my soul. It is what excites me, fulfills me, and comes naturally to me. It is just “ME”. It has always come naturally to me, which was and is something that I didnt quite...

My Background as an Artist

My Background as an Artist

History as an Artist: Finding my way as an Artist My mom told me that when I was a little kid just learning the ways of this world that I would trace pictures and draw rather than write words more than most. I think it was just there with me, naturally. I then went...

My History with Semi Precious Stones; Part Two

My History with Semi Precious Stones; Part Two

Getting hooked on Semi Precious Stones: thanks goes to my mom About 14 or so years ago my mom, a professional artist decided to hang up her rubber stamping business and start creating jewelry. So she began buying and collecting semi precious stones. Yes, that is it,...

My History with Semi Precious Stones: Part ONE

My History with Semi Precious Stones: Part ONE

How I began using Semi Precious Stones in my Art In the beginning; As a kid I always loved finding little pieces of nature and keeping these little treasures as my own. I collected pine cones, rocks, shells, and stones. Being in the mountains I would hunt for hours...

Childhood Memories of a Artist

Childhood Memories of a Artist

Art and Creativity as a part of life; Art has ALWAYS been a part of my life. I have so many fond memories creating through out my childhood years growing up. As a kid my mom and I would always be doing something creative and artistic, she was always teaching me...

History as an Artist, Part Two NOW; the journey continues

History as an Artist, Part Two NOW; the journey continues

History of An Artist Part Two:  I said that "Being An Artist is just WHO I am" it is and always has been a part of me. I do believe that but in the past I also have questioned that and allowed things to get in the way. Some of that has been me and my own personal...

My History as an Artist; Fifth Generation

My History as an Artist; Fifth Generation

My "ART" Background: I am a fifth generation artist, so maybe that explains my love, talent and appreciation of art comes from, making it deeply rooted in me. - Fifth Generation Artist - Third Generation Fine Artist - Second Generation Professional Artist   Artistic...

My Inspiration as an Artist

My Inspiration as an Artist

My Inspiration: It has always been easy to find ideas and inspiration for any project. Anything to me can spark an idea. I will see things in a book or magazine and be inspired and then twist it creatively to where I want it to go. I see something and that just jumps...

Myself As an Artist

Myself As an Artist

Myself As an Artist People ask me “How long have you been an artist?” I get a bit puzzled by this question. Because....well... I think I was born an artist. It is naturally just who I am.   I think I was born with the golden ratio intertwined in me, I feel I see...

Moonlite Amethyst Painting: Behind the Scenes

Moonlite Amethyst Painting: Behind the Scenes

Moonlite Amethyst: Behind the Scenes I am asked frequently what my process is when doing a painting with the semi precious stones. Do I put them on before or after I paint them? Both I wanted to share with you my process of this particular painting Moonlite Amethyst...