Category Archives: Studio Life

Gouache studies: perfect for working at home.

Here’s some gouache floral studies from the past 6 weeks – perfect for sweaty evenings during this scorching summer.    

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And then I have been sketching

And then I have been sketching, mostly with a Japanese brush pen that still seems awkward. Just keeping things simple, like meditation.    

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Other things?

Two images of iconic Boston views that I drew for my own coloring book were selected by Boston City Councilor Matt O’Malley for a #BosKidsatHome coloring book – have fun – http://www.votemattomalley.com/boskids  

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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 … Continue reading

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Demo – drawing on Dura Lar

Photos courtesy of Kai Alexis Smith, Architecture and Design Librarian at MIT Libraries

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Another busy weekend coming up

Coming up this weekend, I’ll have paintings in Roslindale – come find me at Turtle Swamp Brewing! In my free time, when I’m not ordering greeting cards and posting images on line, I’ve moved studios – same building, same hallway, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Almost 2 months, feels like years

It’s been an interesting couple months, with adventures ranging from driving through the desert at dawn to an all day slog on the Mass Pike/NYS Thruway.  Family time both in the southwest and in western NY.  Even a High School … Continue reading

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