There was a lot of work accomplished yesterday including revisiting a half finished painting from many years ago. Maybe it’s finished now – maybe I’ll know tomorrow.
Talented Emerson student filmmaker and writer, Anthony Farenwald, stopped by for an interview a while back – and here is the results, on a terrific site developed by Emerson faculty. Enjoy!
Beacon Hill Holiday Fine Art and Craft Sale: November 19 & 20, 10am – 5pm at Hill House Firehouse on Mt Vernon St off Charles St. Beacon Hill MA wintercraftflyer2016: December 1 & 2, 9am – 5pm, Winter Arts & Crafts Fair, MIT Charlestown Open Studios: December 3 & 4, at StoveFactory Studios, 523 Medford St.Continue reading “Holiday Art Fairs and StoveFactory Open Studios”
The miserable winter of 2015 left trees and shrubs in shambles. Pulling broken magnolia branches out of a snow bank, I brought them home to see if they would bloom. The flowering was only partially successful, but I was very smitten with the resulting painting and started to imagine a series in a larger format. TheContinue reading “Must be Spring”
This summer I developed a sensitivity (sensitivity = ranging from lightheaded dizziness to all out room-swirling vertigo) to solvents (paint thinner, with and without odor, turpentine, and mixtures that contain them). I carried on through the plein air season, first focusing on not standing downwind of my solvent filled brush jar and then starting toContinue reading “Learning new tricks with old oils”
In the past year, I did some rather abrupt downsizing, and moving. This included storing paintings in a barn that I thought would be safe and very short term – whoops! I’m back in Vermont to sort through boxes, and make an inventory of what’s up here (I’m taking a quick shot of each painting andContinue reading “Inventory time and cautionary tale”