Dead flowers – is it a Corona thing?

I don’t have oil paints at home where I’ve been since March 13. I do have gouache, an opaque water soluble paint. A quick visit to my studio a month ago made clear to me that it wasn’t a good idea for me. I do miss miss my art neighbors. And then I’ll open thisContinue reading “Dead flowers – is it a Corona thing?”

Just needs a frame: another one leaves the nest

On the Road to Carrizozo: painted from my memories of driving in the desert at dawn in New Mexico. I’m indecisive about the frame and have ordered another frame to try – a  floater frame that will be a warm rosy brown.  Once framed, it will be ready to send to its new home inContinue reading “Just needs a frame: another one leaves the nest”

There have been more creative weeks, but rarely more hectic.

This week’s themes involve cleaning in preparation to moving to a new studio and dang! laid low by a cold! I don’t have time for this! so the chicken soup and honey and lemon drenched tea has been drunk in copious amounts and I’ve emptied my studio of bags of trash. A bit of purgingContinue reading “There have been more creative weeks, but rarely more hectic.”

Exercises or Exorcises? Did I mention a productive 3+ months?

WOW! I’m a bit amazed – I knew it but there’s nothing like a Catherine Kehoe  class to ramp up exploration and rethinking the work habits. This semester?  how little do you need to make a head? The vertical image has all my exercises (plus drawings) – each piece presenting a different challenge: B&W, aContinue reading “Exercises or Exorcises? Did I mention a productive 3+ months?”