My Grandfather’s Garden: A Poem

Every weekend, when we were children, we would drive, Sister, Mother, Father, Brother, to our Grandfather’s Garden in the suburbs of Rye, NY, where warm hugs and loving words greeted us instantly upon our arrival into our Grandparent’s home, where freshly made tuna...

Richard Welling: My Grandfather The Artist

Richard Welling Artwork There are several people in my life who have given me the gift to be an artist, and one of them is my Grandfather Richard Welling. Born in 1926 and raised in the Hartford, CT area for most of his life, Richard became a well-known artist through...

Living and creating in Arizona

The world that surrounds us is full of things that inspire us to paint, dance, write, sing, and do so much more that leads to positive expression and growth. We thrive off that connection to the world and it to us. I have recently taken a huge step in my life and it...

Skye’s Four Steps for Creating Abstract Artwork

Very first Energy Painting. Energy 1. Created 2016. Skye’s Four Steps for Creating Abstract Artwork I believe that anyone has the ability to create a beautiful abstract painting in their own style and bring a new form into this world. The practice of abstract art...

The Soul Painting Story

Soul Painting Allows Me To Capture Someone’s True Essence Soul Paintings are a series of bright and powerful “blind contour” portraits. During my high school days in 2011, I first learned about blind contour drawing and practiced it a bit. It was not until 2018 where...