How to Resin Art in 3 Steps: Step 3

by Lynn S. Schwebach Ruach 3 is one of my resined paintings on canvas. How to Resin Art, step 3 , shows you how to measure and pour resin on your artwork, and use tools to remove bubbles and small pieces of dust. 3-Step Process If you're following along with my 3-step process, you've watched …

How to Resin Art in 3 Steps: Step 2

by Lynn S. Schwebach "Speaking to Clouds" is alcohol ink on Yupo paper attached to a wood panel and resined. This artwork sold in 2019. How to resin art just got a lot easier with my 3-step process. For me, watching someone resin art is a great way to learn, so I decided to film …

Three Ways to Squash Creativity

by Lynn S. Schwebach Artists go through the same ups and downs as anyone in any job. And believe it or not, nurturing and feeding one’s own creativity parallels how managers nurture—or squash their employees’ creative ideas. In fact, artists do not own any secret processes that feed creative output. In addition, the same “downers” …

Van Gogh’s Paintings Come Alive In “Loving Vincent”

by Lynn S. Schwebach If you have ever wanted to step inside a Van Gogh painting, you now have the opportunity. Go see the film “Loving Vincent.” Publicity for this unusual movie describes it as “the first feature-length film to combine live action computer animation and hand-painted animation.” But after seeing it last Saturday, I …

Create A Life. Grow Your Brain. Enlarge Your Heart.

by Lynn S. Schwebach Neuroscientists who study the brain, learning, and creativity know the importance of experience. They have studied the effects of activities such as traveling, learning a new language, solving a crossword puzzle, and playing video games. More specifically, they have studied the effects of these activities on the brain. Every new, stimulating …

Memories in the Making Class Excavates Stories

by Lynn S. Schwebach As an artist, I thought a painting class with Alzheimer’s patients an appropriate way to apply my skills as a volunteer while spending time with my mom who suffers with dementia, but I quickly discovered that a Memories in the Making class entails much more than simply painting colorful pictures. Unlike …

Book Covers by Lynn S. Schwebach

Here are two book covers that I had the privilege of designing and illustrating. I was commissioned by Summit Publication Design to design a book cover for Melba Smith-Dudley's first book of published poems.  I scanned into Photoshop images created with alcohol inks on wax paper and Yupo paper in addition to a third scan …