My copy of "Outdoor Study to Studio" is here and it's a good read. I love to paint out, but rarely know what to do with a piece when I get it back into the studio. After reading Micheal's Chesley...Read More
A drama-free week of painting at Acadia National Park in Maine! We here at Art Cocoon are happy to sponsor Fall Color Week. We can't wait to see the paintings made. Hope everyone has a blast!
Featured Artist, Jeremy Sams, painting in the water with Art Cocoons! Jeremy Sams Tips for New Painters: Part 2 - The Painting Stages Stage One usually begins with lots of excitement as you find a scene that...Read More
Hey Jeremy — why do you paint IN the water? "When the hot summer sun is blazing down on your shoulders and you're surrounded by all kinds of rash-inducing foliage, painting IN the water just makes good sense!" —Jeremy Sams,...Read More
We were thrilled to receive an email from Tina Bohlman! "I don't remember the exact year, but about 3-4 years ago, I received 3 each of the small and large as an Honorable Mention award in the Paint Historic Waxahachie...Read More
The above Facebook post was made as a thank you for our donation of art cocoons (complete with extravagantly staged photo of awesome rooster painting!). In their follow up comment, Women Artists of the West makes a valid point about...Read More