Where does the time go??? I can’t believe how long it has been since my last post here. So much has been going on that has kept me out of the studio and focused on family, holidays, and other obligations I just haven’t been able to paint much. I take that last part back, I … More It’s Been A While!
This painting was finished about a month ago and I took awhile to decide if I wanted to share it or not. It is about my mother who I lost in 2014 at the age of 87. We had a difficult relationship at times and I was often disappointed in the things she said and … More Momma Had Her Dreams
I posted this a week ago and decided it needed a few revisions so I trashed it. I changed a bit of the wording and hope it is more readable now. I love being up early before most anyone else. Taking my coffee outside and just sitting awhile. I love the peacefulness of it, … More On Being a Morning Person
I have finally finished reorganizing my studio and as usual it took longer than I expected. The good news is I forced myself to actually get rid of a lot of unrelated stuff that shouldn’t have been in there to begin with. So now it is done and I should be able to … More Sorting It Out
Just a little sunshine can make a big difference…… We have an Arboretum not to far from where I live and it is a favorite place for me. I have missed walking in the mornings for much of the winter. Finally we have some sunshine and nice warm days to enjoy. I know it … More Ready for Spring
I have been reading a lot of books and articles on the business side of art and how to establish an art practice these last few weeks. I have learned a bit about both and most often they make comments about having a consistent time to work on your art in order to produce a cohesive body … More Art Practice and Life
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…….
I have been so engrossed in a personal issue these past few months I haven’t even had thoughts enough to write or paint anything of value. I am looking forward to a brighter better new year! I have this weekend been in the studio trying to pick up the pieces of where I left off … More Sorry for my absence….