During the last two years I have spent a lot of time working on a children’s book for my granddaughters. I have always loved children’s book art. I think that it is the storytelling aspect that draws me to these beautiful and often amazing illustrations and images.
As far back as I can remember I have been making art. My mother used to paint and I still have two paintings that I did with her at around 9 years old, one of Templeton the rat and Charlotte from Charlotte’s Web and one of my Siamese cat. The painting of Templeton was hungContinue reading “The Inside Story ~ Val Miles”
One way that I have bridged my art is by studying and using some of the work of Gustav Klimt to inform my own. I had seen some of his original work and found his use of paint and shapes to be very interesting and realized that our work had a lot in common. WeContinue reading “Bridging ~ Val Miles”