Here’s some gouache floral studies from the past 6 weeks – perfect for sweaty evenings during this scorching summer.
A quiet Saturday afternoon with my gouache and a handful of carnations. Nice to paint after all the ink drawings that I’ve been doing. In other living room/studio work, I’m taking tentative attempts with silver point and gessoing panels for using with my new acrylics that arrived this week.
And then I have been sketching, mostly with a Japanese brush pen that still seems awkward. Just keeping things simple, like meditation.
I don’t have oil paints at home where I’ve been since March 13. I do have gouache, an opaque water soluble paint. A quick visit to my studio a month ago made clear to me that it wasn’t a good idea for me. I do miss miss my art neighbors. And then I’ll open thisContinue reading “Dead flowers – is it a Corona thing?”
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”
Scaling up to a 24×24 canvas. I want a bit more freedom & broad strokes that can come with this scale. I will be limited to just daytime painting to add a bit of backlight.
Come say hi!
Thanks to the inspired women, Harikleia Kuliopulos of Art of the Arb and Jen Madden of Beacon Hill Art Walk, who organized these events, Edward Lehar & MK and Eve Lehar for help with the heavy lifting, my friends who dropped by with support and my new collectors who have given my paintings their foreverContinue reading “A busy weekend with talented artists, great conversations and paintings on their way to new homes.”