Artist's Journal

The popular artist blog by abstract artist, Lisa Daniel.

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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PASSION FOR TEXTURE

TEXTURE Loving this color combination….that peachy color I poured has tinted iridescent medium in it so it will have a beautiful, funky, metallic look when it’s dry. Can’t get enough of that underlying texture below the gesso either. Interesting things are happening after every pour.

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2023 COMIN’ IN HOT!

YELLOW ON YELLOW ON GOLD Feeling the need to change it up for the new year. Been wanting to expand my color horizons….experimenting with yellow. Who knew how gorgeous yellow really is??!! And oh so many choices. Love it on the gold background.

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