See Through
an Artist’s Eyes!

Come along with me as I chase light, color, and clouds across the landscape.

In my latest adventure I’ve been deep in the SC Lowcountry, creating a new collection of paintings.

Join me on this journey and get sneak peeks (~ 3x/ week) and a special VIP preview of the new collection in late November!

Welcome! I’m Mary Gilkerson, an artist obsessed with capturing color & light in my paintings.
My fascination for the way that light moves through the natural world keeps me deeply connected to the spaces and places I move through on a daily basis.
Learn more here.

Deep Seeing & Cloud Watching! Check Out the 31 Clouds Collection...

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Learn From Me

How to Get a Painting Style: Your Style Is Your Story

We’ve been talking about STYLE over in my Facebook group, ART+WORK+LIVING, for the last few days.

Two of the questions I get asked at every single workshop or course I teach are “How do I get a style”, and “Do I have to have a style?”

How to Catch the Light vs Chasing It

Are you a painter who finds yourself chasing after the fleeting light in the landscape? In this episode, I’m going to explain the difference between chasing the light when you’re painting from life, and catching the light.

The ART+WORK+LIVING Community Membership Holiday Sales & Promotions Challenge

The holidays are almost upon us! This is the perfect time of year to take the first steps or next steps in creating a holiday sales promotion. (Note: I'm talking about holiday sales, not discounting your work.) Sooooooo...this month's focus in the...

How to Set Yourself Up for Success in Daily Painting

If you ever loved coloring with crayons, then you have a VERY powerful creative force available to you. The question is, are you using it? I’m going to tell you what it is and how to leverage it in this episode. We're kicking off the The ART+WORK+LIVING 5...

How to Mix Whites for Clouds

  I've been answering a question a day on social media this week and the question that I picked today was "How to mix whites for clouds?" It's such a great question and one that all of us think we know the answer to right away cause clouds are white,...