Choosing A Meaningful Concept

Craig Meklir Hawaii, horchow.com, houzz.com, pinterest.com

Although deciding what to paint can be a difficult task, a few simple steps I took to choose Hawaii as my painting’s concept can help solve this artistic conundrum. As instilled in me by a childhood friend turned accomplished interior designer, artwork should be rooted in a meaningful idea.  Therefore, deriving a concept for my painting was my first task, …

Do You Want To Look Behind The Canvas?

Craig Meklir #art, abstract, artist, CMMDesignSolutions, creative, design, houzz.com, http://www.houzz.com/photos/3877842/Traditional-Living-Room-With-Modern-Abstract-Art-traditional--other-metro

Do you wonder how artists come up with ideas for their art or what they go through when making it?  Are you interested in making art but do not know where to begin, possibly because you (like me) do not possess formal art training?  The aim of this blog is to provide art enthusiasts an increased awareness of the creative …