Category Archives: Not Plein Air

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 … Continue reading

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And on the easel now –

Off to Vermont for the weekend and for fresh forsythia.

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An evening at the MFA

  The MFA has a Drawing in the Galleries program every Wednesday evening. Had a great time there. Sorry – dreadful photos.  

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Head Homework -drawings in charcoal

Again, a couple of charcoal heads from a historical painting: a self-portrait by the Polish painter Anna Bilinska-Bogdanovich (1857-1893) I admire the fearless directness of her self-portrait. This artist died of a heart condition at 36. She was best known … Continue reading

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