Hi, I’m Lynne Furrer, an art addict, maybe just like you! I’ve been on this art journey since 2011 and don’t expect to quit anytime soon.
From time to time I want to express something I’ve discovered with words and not just pictures. Enjoy and leave a comment to share.
Last week, my neighbor stopped by and asked by a commissioned piece with her poodle as the subject with a bird flying overhead and the dog looking up and…and…and. I paused for half a minute listening to the expectations and thinking to myself, could I…Keep reading
I know you’ve seen posts from veteran art journalists where their worst art journaling is probably my best…but it’s time to take a deep breath and say that miracle mantra “everybody is on the road, only in different places”. Okay, maybe that’s my variation of…Keep reading
I’ve always thought watercolor with its ephemeral nature was ideal for painting flowers. I’ve used that medium for years to create a loose style of floral art. Then ink entered the picture with her saturated hues and tempting transparency. But, what to paint? I thought…Keep reading
When 2019 was wrapping up, I still kept hearing this buzz and social media was full of journal this, journal that pics. Some were actually quite nice, but then I ran into junk journals…why would someone call their art junk? Continue reading →Keep reading
One of my fans suggested I paint more small florals as the Holiday season is approaching and they make great gifts. I intended in 2018 to paint more daily paintings, but too many other things drew my attention away. Now, it’s October and it’s time…Keep reading
“Drawing removes the gates holding back the tide of experimentation”…(yea, I said that). In these 2 pieces, I sketched out the face loosely with a blue Stabilo pencil. If I hadn’t spent the last 2 years learning to draw a face, she would look more…Keep reading
My favorite artists change all the time. One I’m enamored with right now is Erin Gregory because she uses a lot of color, and I love color too! When I paint with watercolors, I arrange all my colors in a really large palette and just…Keep reading
Wow, where did January go? I have been painting almost daily and doing some larger works too and revisiting Encaustics! Watercolor is where I began and I go back to it like seeing an old friend…so January was full of those. I especially love using…Keep reading
I’ve admired some of Lynne Hoppes’ art for awhile. First, because I love painting faces. Second, because the simplicity of her art is divine and third the color combinations! The artist has written out the steps for her face painting process in her blog “how…Keep reading
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