Posts By: Jay Alders

“Back To Me” – New Print Released

Back to me- Surrealist Oil Painting by Jay Alders

Painted between 2004-2005, Artist Jay Alders releases Limited Edition Signed and Numbered Prints for the first time ever of “Back To Me”.

Alders’s largest painting to date, measuring 70 inches wide by 50 inches tall (127 x 177.8 cm), painted …

Sketching My Daughter

Jay alders sketching daughter Summer Emerson

Quick sketching my beautiful daughter Summer Emerson before she notices Daddy and wiggles around.

Ready, set, go.

Thanks to my wife Chelsea for encouraging me to sketch more often. It’s crazy how when passion becomes your work that sometimes we …

Thoughts While Painting

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The creativity of the universe is leading me down a new path.

It’s holding my hand with nurturing authority.

It reveals what is and allows curiosity to explore. It guides my brush with visions of beauty and doubt clouding it’s …

Pursuing Creativity Can Be Uncomfortable

Jay Alders- Artist Thoughts

Pursuing creativity can be uncomfortable if not terrifying. We leave ourselves open to vulnerability, self doubt , criticism and failure.

We struggle with trying to be better than someone else or get lost in the noise of our own thoughts …

Finding Inspiration Isn’t Always Easy


Connecting with my creative side isn’t always easy or second hand nature to me, even after so many years of exploring , creating and expressing.

I assure you, at least for me, each time I draw or paint, I experience …