Blog Challenge (Day 2): Discovering your WHY

I’m taking a 10-day blog challenge by Natalie Sisson, the suitcase entrepreneur who is an inspiring artist of a lifestyle I would like to attain.  Let’s go! Day 2 Today is discovering your WHY?  Why do I want to have this type of lifestyle?  The interesting part...

Blog Challenge: Finding your focus

I’m taking a 10-day blog challenge by Natalie Sisson, the suitcase entrepreneur who is an inspiring artist of a lifestyle I would like to attain.  Living in a different part of the world requires me to connect with viewers on an online platform, rather than show...

To be a master of your own world

To be a master of your own world requires you to be a master of your skills, your own mental powers and everything else you own up to be.  What makes you, really you.  No BS, no monkey business.  Just know what you are capable of and either go beyond that or stay away...
Japanese Girl Painting Almost Done!

Japanese Girl Painting Almost Done!

I’ve been working on a new and challenging painting that started from my trip to Kyoto, Japan last summer.  I visited this temple with bright orange columns and when I hiked all the way to the top in brutal 100 degree heat, I met this beautiful, young woman who...
Yamingshan Park Painting

Yamingshan Park Painting

My latest painting adventure outdoors takes place at the famous Yamingshan Park, near Taipei.  The park is bigger than Taipei and has a variety of mountains, hot springs, grasslands settings.  It’s become one of my favorite places to paint and this time I...
Art Trip to China, Part three

Art Trip to China, Part three

In parts two and three, I talked about my impressions of China as well as the Chinese village I stayed at.  My goals were to provide excellent art projects and a mural.  And yes, there was a friend called Adversity that I met.  This friend was responsible for giving...