An Interview by the Artsy Shark

Carolyn Edlund is a consultant for artists and creative entrepreneurs. On her “Artsy Shark” blog she interviews artists from around the world. This week I was her featured artist. Check out her blog, she is knowledgeable and inspiring. Don’t forget to read her glowing testimonials. Below is a close-up of a portion of one of the […] […]

Wall Pocket Mural

August was yet another busy, creative month on my artistic voyage. I am so blessed to be working with beautiful people. These were the highlights of last month. • Finished murals in the lobby of Dr. Tonia Sabo’s offices in Broomfield, Colorado • Created ideas for signs for The Boutique at the Broadmoor Resort in Colorado Springs • […] […]

Painting at The Broadmoor Resort in Colorado Springs

July was full of painting at the Broadmoor Resort in Colorado Springs. This is my seventeenth year painting at the Broadmoor. Although I am only there a few times a year, as I approach the porte cochere at The Broadmoor I am still awestruck by the wonder and beauty of this resort. The month started off with a […] […]

November 2010 Newsletter

  Artistic Voyage: News from Mickey November, 2010 A Break from Designing and Painting to Sojourn in Indiana It’s been nearly four weeks since I have held one of my paint brushes. My latest project has required a lot of sketching, scanning, resizing, and other computer preparation before I begin painting. Then there was researching the materials that would withstand the […] […]

Floral Ceiling Mural at the Broadmoor Resort

Custom Mural in the Spa at the Broadmoor Resort blog-podcast-april-15-2010 For those of you unfamiliar with the Broadmoor Resort it opened in 1918 and to this day is rated a five-star/five diamond resort, very prestigious, one of three hotels in Colorado with this rating. I can’t say enough about this outstanding first-class resort. They offer year-round […] […]

American Indian Motif on Hardwood Floor

In addition to painting the surface of the fireplace in the lobby of The Wigwam Resort in Arizona I was also asked to paint American Indian motifs on the hardwood floor in the lobby. Researching American Indian motifs was an interesting study. There were many designs from tribes in the Arizona area. Here are a […] […]

Painting a Southwest Mural at The Wigwam Resort

When asked to paint at The Wigwam Resort in Arizona I was thrilled. This meant new subject matter and I hadn’t painted many cactus. Part of the enjoyment of a new project is the research I do to familiarize myself with the area, indigenous plants and local fauna. My subject matter was to be southwest/desert. The […] […]

Broadmoor Signature Shop Hand Painted Arch

The Signature Shop is in Broadmoor Main. Items which have a Broadmoor Logo can be found there. When I was asked to design and hand paint an arch for the Signature Shop entrance I thought it would be done in the same color scheme as the arches I had painted in the Golf Clubhouse. When I […] […]

Broadmoor Arch Golf Pro Shop

After the first of the four arches was installed I was asked hand paint an arch directing guests to the Golf Pro Shop. This arch needed to coordinate to the first one but different enough to keep the room interesting. Two items to be incorporated into the design were the Pro Shop logo and a […] […]

Broadmoor Golf Clubhouse Entrance

My thought process in creating the first of four hand painted archways for the Broadmoor was to create continuity between the original artwork in the Main building, which was painted in 1918, and the newly constructed areas. Many of the artists were brought to Colorado by train from New York to work when the hotel […] […]