Artists at Work

Our artist friends share some snapshots of themselves at work in the studio or in the field.  Enjoy!


artist painting


Mixed media artist Tyra Goodley gets colorful with a canvas.


woman at cafe


Kathy Crabbe works on cartoon drawings at a local vegan bar.


artist with brush and palette


Norwegian artist David Sandum with the tools of the trade.


artist painting


Painter Leon Sarantos concentrates on a new plein air painting.


artist working on stone


Sculptor Tanya Josham gets serious with a large piece of stone.


composite photo fiber artist at work


Composite photos of Lynette Williams working on a fabric collage.


Matt Tommey


Matt Tommey weaves natural components into collectible baskets.


artist painting a portrait in the studio


Artist Olga Gouskova creating one of her lovely portraits.


Anthony Ferguson


Painter Anthony Ferguson gets a little goofy in his studio.


Beth Judge


Jewelry designer Beth Judge focuses on her metalwork at the studio bench.




Licensed artist Andy Bauer in his studio creating new designs.


artist working


Annie Strack busy at work on a nautical watercolor in her studio.


artist in studio


Painter Ellie Wyeth drenched in afternoon sunlight.


Lori McNee Plein Air in Idaho


Lori McNee traveled on horseback to do some plein air painting in the Big Lost Mountains of Idaho.


BZTAT painting


Vicki Boatright aka BZTAT, gives a painting demonstration.


artist with her pets


Kathryn Hansen works on her intricate drawings made with graphite pencil.


photographer on beach


Photographer Mary Serantoni hits the beach for the perfect shot.


artist and dog


Watercolorist Chris Blevins does a little research with best friend and studio assistant Cooper.


Holly Friesen


Painter Holly Friesen adds final touches to a large canvas.


fiber artist at work


Kevan Lunney begins a new mixed media fabric project.


woodworker at lathe


“Sonoran Desert Woodturner” Richard Altenhofen at the lathe.


four year old artist


Painter Sona Holman got an early start to her art career (age 4).


plein air painting


Painter Mario Vargas is inspired by the landscape in his home country of Columbia.


artist illustrating


Illustrator Jessica Boehman works on a detailed border for a children’s book.


artist in studio


Artist Mckenna Hallett works at a foot-powered treadle to make upcycled  jewelry.


fiber artist


Fiber artist Roxane Lessa concentrates on a new quilted design.


carving a bird


Woodcarver Terry Everitt adds fine details to a bird carving.


artist works on a batik


Muffy Clark Gill paints a batik design on fabric.


artist in studio, easel


Digital painter Jeff Mueller sports a classic artist’s beret in his studio.


collage photo


This portrait of photographer Michael Schaer is a work of art in itself.


fiber artist at work


Fiber artist Jean Judd works on a rust pigmentation project using iron filings to create this effect.


painted woman


Painter Nata Ibragimov becomes an art project herself and ….


shark t-shirt, artsyshark


she wins the Artsy Shark t-shirt for her photo. Congratulations Nata!




  1. what a fun post…love seeing artists at work!! some very talented people!!

  2. Great to see Sona Holman (at age 4) since I know this amazing artist who has moved to Austin! Nice to see everyone doing their thing!

  3. I loved this post…so fun to see the creativity of everyone, even in how they “see” themselves as they create!

  4. loved this post…so many talented artists!

  5. Sharon Riordan says

    I happen to know the talented Chris Blevins and her assistant Cooper. She is surrounded by colour that most cannot even see, Love her stuff!

  6. Thanks — I loved seeing my fellow artists at work!

  7. Carolyn,

    What a beautiful blog post! I love seeing everyone creating in their own environments. It’s fun to see my online art friends here in this post. Thank you for including me.
    BTW, your new blog makeover looks amazing!
    ~Lori 🙂

  8. Deshawn Glasper says

    Great collaboration of work ! Very inspiring!

  9. Hi Carolyn! This is great! It looks like I’ve missed the deadline. I need to keep up with my reading! I hope you make it a series so I can join in! You’re doing a great service to artists!

  10. Yet ANOTHER excellent post!!! Happy Creating!!! CARPÉ DIEM!!! 😀

  11. This is a wonderful post! I love seeing other artists at work. Very inspiring.

  12. Insiders eye to the workplace of the creative.
    Well done everyone!

  13. what a great post, and what makes it like that, are you guys, you are real artists.

  14. Thanks love seeing everyone doing their love, ART.very inspiring! Really enjoyed this.

  15. Loved seeing artists in their environment creating! Especially thrilled to see Matt Tommey! Thank you Matt for sharing your wisdom with other Christian artists! Keep creating to all of you!

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