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How my travels leads to the creation of new artwork

  During the month of December my husband, Warren, and I took an extended journey overseas. Southeast Asia had been on our “Bucket List” for a long time, and luckily, we work with an amazing travel agent who is an expert on travel in that region. I like to travel in small group tours and […]

Learning from teaching adult workshops

  In the last two months I had the opportunity to teach two very different workshops. One was a technique-oriented batik workshop and the other explored the Seminole Indian patch working style. Both of these experiences renewed my love of my art and also made me realize that I really like helping others create. I enjoyed […]

“Windows and Doors” at the Marco Island Historical Museum

  I was recently selected to paint three outdoor windows on the Marco Island Historical Museum as part of their series called “windows and doors”. Five different local artists were selected by the Marco Island Historical Society to create seventeen windows and three doors for the exterior of the museum. These panels will feature the […]

When Things Go Wrong

Muffy Clark Gill Muted Swan, mixed media, 24 x 78.5 in I always talk about my work being a series of “happy accidents”, but sometimes those accidents can turn into near calamities. Not every painting that I create turns out exactly the way I envision it. For example, I recently wanted to create a painting of […]

Now featured on Artsy Shark!

I know I haven’t written a blog posting in a while-I’ve been so wrapped up in creating and organizing my artwork (not to mention exhibiting and creating a revised website) For 2014, I decided that I wanted to get back into chronicling my ideas and inspirations for my art. I have a lot of work […]

Take it all off!

I am now in the final stretch of this piece.  I have added a few more colors to paint on, and then it’s time for waxing out.  As you can see, I am placing  sheets of newsprint over portions of the image at a time,  allowing the wax to absorb into the newsprint.  This takes […]