Here’s some gouache floral studies from the past 6 weeks – perfect for sweaty evenings during this scorching summer.
And then I have been sketching, mostly with a Japanese brush pen that still seems awkward. Just keeping things simple, like meditation.
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
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”
Photos courtesy of Kai Alexis Smith, Architecture and Design Librarian at MIT Libraries
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, no more luxurious excess space. Pictures will follow once I actually fit everything in andContinue reading “Another busy weekend coming up”
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.”
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 reunion. My cultural life ranged from the Sante Fe Opera to the Alamogordo Community TheaterContinue reading “Almost 2 months, feels like years”