Still Life & Landscape

wedding bouquet watercolor painting
Custom Wedding Bouquet Watercolor Painting

It's always a joy to paint someone’s special memory. Painting a wedding bouquet is one of them. I love this fun way to preserve a wedding bouquet forever. My husband used to abide by this list of traditional anniversary gifts by year. According to that, the...

Watercolor warm up

A lot of beginning artists ask this question "How do I start?" They may take lessons, watch Youtube videos, read books that will take you from sketching to mixing colors, to putting down initial wash, etc.  My advice, which some may find useless, is buy...

Acrylic painting - trees 2011 Soo Kim
Acrylic or Oil Paints?

I prefer acrylics due to its convenience: easy to clean and no toxicity. But all the famous paintings are done in oils, and they really shine under good lighting. While there’s a certain prestige commonly associated with oil paintings, I don't think it does really...

Oil pastel painting
Oil pastel painting

My passion for art recently rekindled, I'm so excited to try every medium out there. I enjoy soft pastels, but I am too sensitive to the fine dust I unknowingly inhale. It gives me a scratchy throat. So I decided to try oil pastel which...