Chosen Faculty for Plein Air LIVE!

CHOSEN FACULTY FOR PLEIN AIR LIVE!

Sharing a bit of shameless self promotion. I've been asked to be on staff for the Beginner's Day, April 14th at the 2021 Plein Air...

An Artist's Voice Is Not Heard

AN ARTIST'S VOICE IS NOT HEARD

An Artist's Voice Is Not Heard Grandpa's Barn, Creswell, OR. Demolished c..2010 I'm hoping all is well with you and are getting through...

 
 
 
Life's A Trip

LIFE'S A TRIP

Life's a Trip. . . .. . when you get back up H ow are you doing during this unrest and an unworldly pandemic? It seems so long since...

Seeing through your hopes and dreams

SEEING THROUGH YOUR HOPES AND DREAMS

"Delight of the Dreamer" 12x12" Pastel on sanded paper, $1,650 Available through The Mission Gallery Enter into any room that is flooded...

 
 
 
Finding Grace.amidst the chaos

FINDING GRACE.AMIDST THE CHAOS

Life as we know it sure has taken us for a loop or two. I don't know about you, but I am beginning to sense that we are living in the...

Interview with Pratique des Arts

INTERVIEW WITH PRATIQUE DES ARTS

The Fall Line 24x24" Pastel A few months ago, I was approached by author Stephanie Portal of a French publication Pratique des Arts....

 
 
 
Polishing Up: Gallery Matters and Manners

POLISHING UP: GALLERY MATTERS AND MANNERS

After viewing the OPA's 28th National Juried Exhibition, albeit via the internet, I was Impressed by the volume and level of talent...

Morning Birches 10x8

MORNING BIRCHES 10X8

Morning Birches 10x8" o/l Overlooked, average, and often undiscovered spaces close to home can be the most inspiring places to paint....

 
 
 
Laguna Recap Day 3

LAGUNA RECAP DAY 3

Third day into the event and Monday morning rolled around, and I was not up to getting out of bed. Since I first arrived, I had not...

Your Hidden Gifts. or Art they?

YOUR HIDDEN GIFTS. OR ART THEY?

When I was a littler kid, I was usually found quietly entertaining myself by making something with my hands, and pestering or instigating...

 
 
 
5 Simple Tips for Plein Air Painting

5 SIMPLE TIPS FOR PLEIN AIR PAINTING

“Sun Day Off,” oil, 11 x 14 inches No-fear plein air painting requires a little planning, a healthy dose of respect for nature and...

Roadmap for a Successful Painting

ROADMAP FOR A SUCCESSFUL PAINTING

Amidst the Lines Do you have paintings that have taken several different directions during it's creation? It can be frustrating and...

 
 
 
Love me some desert work

LOVE ME SOME DESERT WORK

This past December, my husband and I thought we'd do something different and take our growing kids on a trip instead of stressing out...

Little Gems | 8x10's | Studio Sale

LITTLE GEMS | 8X10'S | STUDIO SALE

Little Gems | 8x10's Now offering petite, sweet pieces with tiny prices. Rarely do I have the opportunity to host an open studio sale,...

 
 
 
Clip of the Crop 11x14

CLIP OF THE CROP 11X14

Clip of the Crop Being out in the sunshine painting a beautiful scene with bold color like this makes for a fulfilling day. This piece...

Lloyd via Pearl 16x20

LLOYD VIA PEARL 16X20

"Lloyd via Pearl" 16x20" Pastel Hadn't shared this one yet cuz I've been so busy with family stuff... graduation, and my folks visiting....

 
 
 
The Fall Line, 24x24

THE FALL LINE, 24X24

"The Fall Line" 24x24" Pastel ©Brenda Boylan Urban scenes continue to inspire me because of the activity, lights, and pops of color....

 
 
 
Winterglow, 9x12

WINTERGLOW, 9X12

Winterglow" 9x12" Oil ©Brenda Boylan Well, my guess is that everybody has about had enough winter by now? Well I know I have. "Winterglow"...

Afternoon Adagio, 20x16

AFTERNOON ADAGIO, 20X16

It is with great anticipation that I post this new piece "Afternoon Adagio. You see, I will be sending this piece off to Atlanta for...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

“Colored” entrances, Richard Frishman - Ghosts of

“Colored” entrances, Richard Frishman - Ghosts of Segregation Read more ...

Vanishing point, Massimo Listri

© Massimo Listri Vanishing point, Massimo Listri Read more ...

New European Bauhaus Calls for Examples and Ideas to Help Shape the Initiative

New European Bauhaus Calls for Examples and Ideas to Help Shape the Initiative

Horta City Seafront Requalification by extrastudio, Oficina dos jardins and SPI. Image © Filipe Goncalves Last September, the EU launched the New European Bauhaus , an... Read more ...

Hoa's House / H.2

Hoa's House / H.2

13 Bình Giã, Phường 13, Tân Bình, Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Quang Dam Area: 113.0 m2 Read more ...

Comfort & Sustainability in Architecture: Trends 2021

Comfort & Sustainability in Architecture: Trends 2021

An open and collective architecture, rich in symbolism, and at the same time adaptable and reusable. The TerraMater Store / RENESA Architecture Design Interiors Studio. Image ©... Read more ...

Google Maps to Start Showing Routes With the Lowest Carbon Footprint

Google Maps to Start Showing Routes With the Lowest Carbon Footprint

App update provides CO2 emission data on chosen routes. The Google Maps application will direct drivers to more eco-friendly routes that generate the lowest carbon footprint... Read more ...

The Long History of Those Who Fought to Save the Animals

In “Beloved Beasts,” Michelle Nijhuis tells the stories of the men and women who have fought to rescue endangered animals from extinction. Read more ...

Decades After His Death, Richard Wright Has a New Book Out

“The Man Who Lived Underground,” a novel publishers rejected in the 1940s, is about an innocent Black man forced to confess to the murder of a white couple. Read more ...

Put Down Your Book. It's Time to Act Out

With playhouses closed, theater fans have taken drama into their own hands and mouths, forming play reading groups online and off. Read more ...

The Triumph of the Celebrity Endorsement

Shilling stars used to be accused of “selling out.” Now they're hailed as savvy investors and giving the performances of their careers. Read more ...