Artist's Journal

The popular artist blog by abstract artist, Lisa Daniel.

WRAPPING IT UP

SQUARE This is one of the 5 footers. Digging the square again. I’ve been painting rectangle canvas for a bit-it was free to me-so I used it. But my heart is in the square. Not sure why but that is where it’s at. Red of course is an awesome color in oh so many ways!…

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GRATITUDE GALORE

OH BOY It always feels like xmas when big canvas arrives in the studio. Especially when there are 3 of them! This is usually a really big deal not just because I see blank canvas but a big deal because it’s hard to organize studio deliveries. Gratitude a bound for the delivery driver, who was…

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WHAT A PARTY!

A CLEAN-ISH STUDIO It’s always gratifying to purge and clean up the studio-even if it’s only once a year. The studio tours always push me to get this accomplished. Other good things happen as well. This year, more new work was completed. A new video, from blank canvas to finished painting, was completed too. The…

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ENOUGH PURPLE?

IS THERE REALLY ENOUGH PURPLE IN THE WORLD? I think not. This painting is getting really rich with some glorious purples. It will be done in time for the studio tours next month…stop by and see it. Maybe you can title it! Yes I will have paintings in the studio that need titles, just like…

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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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