Entering juried exhibits is one of many ways I like to expose new audiences to my artwork! Entering a themed exhibit is uncommon for me so when Live an Artful Life Gallery of The Plains, VA put out the call for entries for their “Scale” exhibit, I was tickled to have pieces underway that met… Read more »
Posts Tagged: painting
The Intensive Studies Seminar (ISS) has become an annual regenerative force for me as an artist as well as the art I create!
Why do I travel so far away? Why do I ship out so many materials? Why stay away from my wonderful husband and home for such an extended period? Because it is… Read more »
I would have posted sooner but I’ve been consumed with MAKING ART!!!
ISS has become an annual regenerative force for me as an artist as well as the art I create!
I can’t wait to get to the studio each morning ( a conference center transformed into studio and presentation space for 80 + artists!)… Read more »
Greetings from lovely Taos, New Mexico!
I’m back for my 10th Intensive Studies Seminar with four fabulous mentors: Fran Larson, Katherine Chang Liu, Skip Lawrence, and Christopher Schink! This is day 2 of the 8 day workshop and I’ve already got 8 Acrylic Layers pieces started as part of my continuing series “Fleeting Glimpses”. It… Read more »
It seemed about time to share another work in process with you! My Acrylic Layers process lends itself especially well to step by step explanations so here are the first six steps I’ve taken so far with a new Acrylic Layers piece titled “Point to Point”. This painting is one of the largest Acrylic Layers… Read more »
My last post was a review of 2013, this post will highlight my major goals for my artistic adventures in 2014. The bar has been set high from last year and I’ve already laid an “enthusiastic” plan for 2014. I have settled on 5 major focus areas:
1) Make more wonderful art!
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Friend! One of the wisest things I did as an artist was to follow my dream to sculpt and cast bronze sculptures! Better than painting? No! Both presentations are equally valid, just very different! In fact, I’ve found working in both to be very influential on each other!
1) Working in three dimensions informs my… Read more »
Well I promised you in my previous post, 10 Days of Painting Bliss! Work in Progress… I would post the in process images of the second Heron painting I completed while at my art retreat in Orkney Springs… So here we go! I will share 8 images so you can see the subtle changes and… Read more »
It was a privilege to work with three very talented artists this Saturday at the VEAA Watercolor Workshop. Each had clear objectives for the day and achieved them with flying colors… literally! Each participant had either no experience with watercolor or had been away from the medium for quite awhile.
Watercolor can be a challenging… Read more »
The North Windsor Artists are a well known group of local artists in the King George and Fredericksburg area. The group was created when the artists met weekly at Jack Darling’s home and studio to paint and support one another over many years. The North Windsor Artists have developed a following over the years who… Read more »