Still life

What’s happening in the studio this fall/winter? Still life and portraits! I still have some watercolor prints and postcards for sale in my shop in case you are looking for those hard to find gifts. Follow me on instagram @renerodzart. .

Oil Painting

I haven’t painted in oils in a long time and wanted to try it again. I took a 10-week online class in Octobver & November with Art Mentors┬ácalled Narrative Long Pose Figure Painting with Joseph Todorovitch. It is not for beginners, but it was really informative and helped me with the methodical process of building… Continue reading Oil Painting

We are all dancing on a tightrope

As a freelancer with an arts background, what did I do for a living? I have designed logos, worked at startups, worked at a high volume print shop downtown, worked with creative directors, restaurant and club owners, interior designers, event managers, and small business owners. I’ve painted on ceramics for minimum wage and was an… Continue reading We are all dancing on a tightrope

City Art 20th Anniversary

Last night, I attended City Art Gallery‘s 20th Anniversary. I’ve always enjoyed popping in and checking out their art over the years. There is so much art in there, it’s overwhelming! I used to live in the Mission and vaguely remember the grand opening. I can’t remember how, but I managed to get in to… Continue reading City Art 20th Anniversary

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Thanks so much for visiting my Open Studio during Weekend 1 of SF Open Studios in the Western Addition! It was great to connect with people and see what work resonates with them. I love sharing my inspiration! I look forward to doing this again and visiting artists’ studios over the next few weekends! I’ll… Continue reading SFOS

SF Open Studios – Sneak Peek

Here is a sneak peek at my studio, which will be open October 13th and 14th in the Western Addition. I’ve enjoyed seeing and collecting art from local artists over the years, and this is my first time participating in SF Open Studios! When you surround yourself with art, you get inspired. It lives with… Continue reading SF Open Studios – Sneak Peek

SF Open Studios Weekend 1: Oct 13-14,

I’m finally at that place where I have some art work to share and so I signed up for SF Open Studios Oct 13-14! I will have original acrylic paintings, watercolor paintings, giclee prints, and postcards for sale. Stay tuned! Some of my prints are available through Daylighted through the month of September.    

A month of watercolor painting

July was World Watercolor Month, to raise awareness and funds for art education. The idea is to paint everyday and share on instagram with #WorldWatercolorMonth. It was fun yet challenging. There were prompts of what you could paint but I didn’t follow them. It does help to challenge yourself to get out of your comfort… Continue reading A month of watercolor painting