Art in the Time of Corona: week 1

My oil paints are in my studio, my acrylics are in a barn in Vermont and I, now with the attention span of a fruit fly, am sequestered at home with gouache, watercolors, pastels, crayons, inks and, thankfully, paper. It’s been awhile since I’ve used these, and I am expecting a certain amount of painContinue reading “Art in the Time of Corona: week 1”

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?”