Covid brought quiet times. Now that things are more normal,
I have been getting involve in more art making and my art teaching is with videos and PDF's.
So if interested in learning the Procreate App, I have my complete course online at
4 hours of videos and 50 pages of fully illustrated lessons.
For more information: Click link or image below.
Baker, Great Basin and Zion National Parks
Tahiti and Islands in photos and watercolor
Cabo San Lucus
Post #26 - Jan.8, 2019
Colorwheel puzzle I made from my watercolor painting.
Available in different sizes through Zazzle:
Post #25 - Jan.4, 2019
Attended the PSIFF Variety Brunch today.
Post #24 - Nov. 16, 2018
CAEA meeting on The Queen Mary in Nov.
Traveled to Washington D.C., Philadelphia, and Boston in October.
Post #24 - June 13, 2018
Went to Cabo San Lucas last May...
Post #23 - June 11, 2018
What a year, I have joined the cancer survival ranks.
Thank You All for the prayers, cards, phone calls,visits, meals, books and beautiful flowers during my hospital stay and recovery time at home!
Post #22 - Nov. 9, 2017
Night photogaphy with a Pixelstick...
Post #21 - July 13, 2017 Photos from Baltic Cruise last June
Post #20 - May 10, 2017 Cabo Watercolor Sketches
Post #19 - April 7, 2017 Jigsaw puzzle and coffee mug from my Abstract photo:
to order puzzle: https://www.zazzle.com/abstract_colors_puzzle-116105228521924978
Post #18 - March 31, 2017 Judged Indian Wells Arts Festival
at Tennis Gardens 3-31 through 4-2. Great outdoor art show.
Post #17 - Anza Borrego State Park March 4, 2017
Flowers everywhere in the desert this year, we actually got lots of rain.
Post #16 - Check out the installations of Desert X Feb. - April in Palm Springs at desertx.org
Doug Aitkin's Mirrored House
I was part of Dave Purett's Flea Market in The Palm Springs Art Museum, I sketched quick portraits.
Post #15 - Claudia Comte's wall
I photoshopped myself into the photo I took of my friends.
Post #14 - January - Palm Springs International Film Festival
shooting SPIFF I usually shoot the Red Carpet, then back stage group shots...
Post #13 - Happy New Year! 2017
Post #12 - Dec. 23, 2016
It's that busy time of year, getting ready for the holidays and the Palm Springs International Film Festival.
I'll be taking photos on the Red Carpet on Opening Gala Night.
Post #11 - Dec. 2, 2016
Two community events are coming up, I will be demonstrated watercolor on Dec. 3 from 4 - 8pm
and I am on the panel for The Artists' Councel of The Palm Springs Art Museum Dec. 10, 10:00 - 3:00
Breaking the Artist Block FULL
Post #10 - Nov. 20, 2016
At The Incredible Art Center in Palm Springs:
Post #9 - Oct. 28, 2016
Post #8 - Oct. 21, 2016
Post #7 - Oct. 3, 2016
Post #6 - Sept. 3, 2016
I was just accepted into Incredible Art Center Gallery, IAC, 301 North Palm Canyon #104, Palm Springs,
just a few doors North of The Hyatt.
Post #5 - August 2, 2016 Pat Kodet – Color & Design
Post #4 - August 1, 2016 Getting back to drawing, here are a couple of videos you might like:
Post #3 - July 1, 2016 Making fun tees and things for kids and toddlers, babies too.
Post #2- June 28, 2016 - As an artist, creativity is the most important thing.
It can surface in a number of way, as new paintings, new photos, new recipe that you alter to fit you. The last week my creativity led me in a new direction. I started a store on Zazzle.com.
I'll need to sell thousands of products to make a living, but all I need is one item to go viral. I am sounding like the youth of today. These are some of my new products for sale:
Post #1 - June 18, 2016 - Today I am facing one of the typical challenges artists come across daily,
especially if you are a woman, do I clean my office?, studio?, or start a new painting?
So I cleaned part of my office and started writing this blog.
Art is very important to me, but as most artists living in the 21st century, not the only thing on our plates.
Today an artist needs to participate in social media, including youtube, facebook, linkedin, Pinterest, etc. (I'll include more once I sign up for more.)
I have been shooting for SPIFF for over 6 years.
Here are some of my photos (except the photo of me) from the Palm Springs International Film Festival, 2016
and the award winning films I am watching these days: