How Seurat, Signac & Pointillism Influenced My New Painting

How Seurat, Signac & Pointillism Influenced My New Painting

George Seurat's Magnum Opus showcases his developments in color theory, which broke free from the contemporary trend of Impressionism to establish a new branch of Art: Neo-Impressionism. Recently when I traveled to the Indianapolis Museum of Art, and viewed "The Seashore" by Jean Metzinger, I found a renewed inspiration for this style. Compelled by this beautiful piece, I began to research and work on a new painting of my own.

Kids' Day Out at the Denver Art Museum

Kids' Day Out at the Denver Art Museum

The DAM is no stuffy, boring art museum! When you visit the Denver Art Museum, it is important to know that they have tons of activities geared for helping children learn how to negotiate through a gallery space. It's very easy to find plenty of things to inspire your children to appreciate art. Throughout the DAM, there are places for kids to be kids! 

Motivate Your Creativity: Who You Are & Who You Will Be

Motivate Your Creativity: Who You Are & Who You Will Be

There comes a point in everyone's creative life that, in order to grow, you must critically assess both where you are and where you want to go. Life happens to us when it presents us with circumstances beyond our control- this forms who we are.  What we do with these circumstances, however, starts a chain reaction that determines who we become.

Henry Moore at Denver Botanic Gardens 2011

Henry Moore at Denver Botanic Gardens 2011

Henry Moore's work abstracts both human and animal forms, taking elements from figurative poses and skeletal bones to create pieces that dance as your perspective shifts when you walk around them.  These sculptures harmonize with the landscape in a way that makes every other garden and park seem lacking once you have experienced the impact of these amazing pieces.