It has been a busy summer, late fall around here and I need to get back to painting! Things have started to calm down some and everyone is back on schedule for the time being (except me). I work in a pretty small studio, 12ft. by 16ft. or thereabouts. Somehow I manage to paint, store … More Time to Clean Up, Again!!!!!
These past few weeks I have been prepping paper and canvas for new work. I thought I would share how I do this. I use mostly Arches 140lb. cold-pressed paper because I know it best and I prefer the way it accepts paint and the processes I use. The first thing I do is to … More Beginning The Process
This is a photo I took just yesterday of my studio. It is only about 30 feet from my back door and sometimes it might as well be 10 miles away. For the past week or so it has nearly been invisible and I need to bring it back into focus. … More Where I want to be…….
“What I thought I knew and life interrupted” Why is it many of us set expectations of ourselves so high as to how much we can accomplish,or the amount of work we can get done in a certain period of time? We only disappoint ourselves when it is more than anyone could do. And then we just … More What I thought I knew and life interrupted