Life is Colorful

In a recent meeting with a group of very creative people, someone made the comment, “Color is scary for some people.” That statement really threw me off guard. I don’t understand how color can be scary. It’s just an odd concept to me, since I feel that color is life itself. Color is associated with

Watercolor vs. Acrylic

When given the choice of watercolor vs. acrylic painting, everyone chooses to learn watercolor. In fact, I have to give the acrylic painting pep talk when I get inquiries about learning to paint. The truth is most people feel comfortable with watercolor because it is used everywhere. We are drawn to it’s pigments because they

What’s In a Name

Have you ever heard of the game Two Truths and One Lie? It’s a little trivia game where you tell three things about yourself — but one of them is a lie. I thought it would be fun to get to know each other a little bit and play to see how much you know

Pour Painting

So what is a Pour painting? “Pours” seem to be trending in the art world today. If you remember doing Spin Art at a carnival or at school, then the pour painting artwork is going to be a bit of a throw back for you. The best part is that this art form is all

Art Studio at Home

I used to day dream about having an art studio at home. I always put off creating one because I thought I needed a certain space, the perfect design and money to build it. You might be dreaming about a studio of your own — especially if you see blog posts by other creatives that

Block Printing

Some of you many remember block printing from your middle school or high school art class — and not in a fond way. I still hear horror stories from clients that remember trying to carve into hard, brittle linoleum blocks and trying not to stab themselves, all while trying to make something artistic in the

What is POP ART… ?

Accordingly, those who know Pop Art think of images before words ever appear! The iconic Marilyn Monroe of Andy Warhol is just one of many that come to mind. In keeping a pulse on modern culture of today…what is more in the public eye than man’s best friend…? Dog merchandise seems to be “popping” up

Thursday – come make Tribe

Starting this Thursday Sept. 22nd, you can reserve your very own studio space here, one of our creative project stations! Come to the Raye of Light Studio to work on your own projects! Get out of the house and come make Tribe with other individuals who are working on their own projects also.  Why make