Holiday Art Fairs and StoveFactory Open Studios

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”

Learning new tricks with old oils

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”