Cuban Caddy Prints Available

This painting was only an idea 11 days ago. I made this original piece to be the proof-of-concept for an art show I plan to do on vintage cars that are daily-drivers in Cuba, and also to create the money to go to a special training workshop that starts tomorrow in Florida. I’ve worked non-stop … Continue reading

Design for Life: Tiny Texas Houses

(All images © 2012 by Beverly Garland) The photo of a beautiful rustic cabin traveling across my news feed on Facebook caught my eye and my imagination last Saturday morning. I was extra pleased when I saw “Tiny Texas Houses” in the caption. I first learned of this homegrown company in Luling, TX probably six … Continue reading

Drawing class at children’s shelter

In April, I had the chance to give a drawing class to kids taking part in Angelheart Children Shelter’s H.E.A.R.T. program, which stands for Healing, Educating and Adjusting through Recreational Therapy. Many of these kids have been abused, neglected, and/or suffered pretty big let-downs in their lives. Everyone was very excited to take part in … Continue reading

Collecting Murals

I joined just before I re-launched my mural business, and found it to be a great replacement for the old art files I used to keep. These were actual manila folders that contained magazine photos of architecture, landscapes, animals, people, etc, that I would use for reference in creating artwork. Now I can collect … Continue reading

Face and Body Painting

Here’s a slideshow of a few photos from my first attempts at facepainting. I set up a table at HeadHunter’s nightclub and at Ruta Maya Coffeehouse at the invitation of my friend Amy Sage Boyd, whose band Ctrl-V played on these two occasions. The most important lessons from the evening are that it’s so important … Continue reading