Artist's Journal

The popular artist blog by abstract artist, Lisa Daniel.

DOG DAYS OF SUMMER

FRESH POUR Starting a fresh new painting! I love the sight of a blank canvas…trying out another flat color, red violet. So many colors and only so many hours in the day!

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FRESH AND GOOD IN THE HOOD

FRESH As always, I am on the lookout for new colors, new materials, anything that is different from what I normally work with. In walks through the door, flat colors. Been wanting to try them for some time now and finally getting it done. This is a detailed shot of a painting I just started.…

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MOTHER LOAD

DONATIONS I’ve had the great fortune of having family and friends who keep their eyes and ears out for canvas destined for the landfill…take a look at this mother load! Got a call last week to see if I wanted all of this canvas otherwise it was going to the dump. Of course I said…

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THAT EVIL YELLOW

ALMOST This yellow painting is almost done….there is a lot of detail here that this photograph, (shot with my phone) doesn’t do it justice. Adding a few more layers then it will be ready. I have a friend who is moving to Tacoma soon, into a new condo-this painting would be great with your new…

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HOW CAN IT BE????

BEFORE & AFTER I am in love with this space! My shoulders lower when I walk through that door. Creativity here is free and unencumbered. These before and after photos cover 6 years of work. How can it be 6 years already? Time goes by quickly when you are pouring! It’s also getting crowded, looks…

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WARMER DAYS ARE COMING

THIS YELLOW IS SOOOO WARM This is a detail shot of a recent pour on the yellow painting. Very wet, you can see the lights reflecting in it. I cannot believe how warm this painting is getting. The more I add the warmer it gets. It’s almost done!

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