Day 123 "Lanai" pen, ink, watercolor pencil

DAY 123 "LANAI" PEN, INK, WATERCOLOR PENCIL

How nice to arrive at our friends' lovely home in Sarasota FL for a few days. Their home is graceful and lovely, very open, with a...

Day 124 "Orchids" 6 x 9 pen & ink

DAY 124 "ORCHIDS" 6 X 9 PEN & INK

Our friends in Florida have a lovely collection of orchids collected on their lanai. The orchids seems to love their environment, sheltered...

 
 
 
Day 125 "At the Gate" pen & ink

DAY 125 "AT THE GATE" PEN & INK

We flew back from Sarasota this afternoon after a few lovely days in the warmth with friends. I did a quick sketch in the airport including...

Day 120 "Field of Lace" pen and ink 9 x 6

DAY 120 "FIELD OF LACE" PEN AND INK 9 X 6

As I walk along Monhegan's west side, I love looking through the wildflowers to a few of my favorite houses out to Manana. The view...

 
 
 
Day 119 "Winter Garden " 9 x 6 mixed

DAY 119 "WINTER GARDEN " 9 X 6 MIXED

The Boston Public Garden is beautiful. I love the shapes of the trees, the bridge, the buildings behind the garden. I feel the open...

Day 118 "Altar Flowers" mixed 9 x 6

DAY 118 "ALTAR FLOWERS" MIXED 9 X 6

Yesterday there was a memorial service in our church. Today, the altar was still graced with several beautiful arrangements of flowers....

 
 
 
Day 117 "Hanging Out" 6 x 9 mixed

DAY 117 "HANGING OUT" 6 X 9 MIXED

This calm little guy was hanging out on a fence post calmly nibbling a nut. He had his eye on me, but I was in the car and he stayed...

Day 116 "Going Fishing" ink and china white pencil 9 x 7

DAY 116 "GOING FISHING" INK AND CHINA WHITE PENCIL 9 X 7

Caught these men heading over the grass on their way to fish off some Maine rocks. They look a little like a father and son walking...

 
 
 
Day 115 "Midterm Week" 6 x 9 pen&ink

DAY 115 "MIDTERM WEEK" 6 X 9 PEN&INK

This is midterm exam week. While proctoring exams, I catch up on some grading, answer many questions, and try to knock items off of...

Day 113 "Brattle Lights" pastel on ink 6 x 9

DAY 113 "BRATTLE LIGHTS" PASTEL ON INK 6 X 9

Last night I was in Cambridge to take my daughter and her best pal to dinner. Her friend just passed her teacher licensure tests and...

 
 
 
Day 114 "Brattle at Night" 6 x 9 pen&ink

DAY 114 "BRATTLE AT NIGHT" 6 X 9 PEN&INK

Last night I was heading home from Cambridge through Harvard Square. I used to spend a lot of time in Harvard Square, working down...

Day 112 "Overlook" watercolor & ink 7 x 9

DAY 112 "OVERLOOK" WATERCOLOR & INK 7 X 9

When walking down the Burnt Head hill on Monhegan Island, there is this quick peek of the ocean, and the mainland 12 miles distant...

 
 
 
Day 111 "Sunny Patch" pen&ink 5 x 9

DAY 111 "SUNNY PATCH" PEN&INK 5 X 9

When drawing this patch of flowers, I concentrated on a few distinctive shapes, then used the rest of the space to construct foreground...

Day 110 "Hot Chocolate" 6 x 9 mixed

DAY 110 "HOT CHOCOLATE" 6 X 9 MIXED

We took a little walk today, felt like spring after weeks of gray and cold... stopped for coffee at Lucky Finn Cafe in Scituate Harbor....

 
 
 
Day 109 "Rive Gauche" mixed 7 x 9

DAY 109 "RIVE GAUCHE" MIXED 7 X 9

A few years ago, we visited Paris on a school trip. I fell in love with the city. It is sparkling and elegant. The buildings have sweet...

Day 108 "Amsterdam Rooftops" 6 x 9 pen&ink

DAY 108 "AMSTERDAM ROOFTOPS" 6 X 9 PEN&INK

A number of years ago we spent some time in Amsterdam, including a river cruise. The Basilica of St. Nicholas dominates the skyline...

 
 
 
Day 107 "Barber Chair" ink and pencil 6 x 9

DAY 107 "BARBER CHAIR" INK AND PENCIL 6 X 9

I am enjoying perusing my photo archives on these winter nights. Today's drawing is from a shot I took of my daughter's converse-laden...

Day 105 "10,000 Maniacs" mixed 4 x 12

DAY 105 "10,000 MANIACS" MIXED 4 X 12

A few nights ago my sister-in-law and I went to see 10,000 Maniacs at the Shalin Liu Performance Center in Rockport. What a beautiful...

 
 
 
Day 106 "Catnap" pen&ink 2 x 4

DAY 106 "CATNAP" PEN&INK 2 X 4

Our cats, Fred and Maggie, are sweet and personable. They love their people, and follow us room to room, looking for a lap or for each...

Day 104 "Sun Day" 12 x 9 mixed

DAY 104 "SUN DAY" 12 X 9 MIXED

There is a kind gentleman in our church congregation who picks up flowers from the local grocery and brings bunches of them to church,...

 
 
 



Mixed Media Flower Art Painting “THREE REDS AND A YELLOW” by Colorado Mixed...

Mixed Media Flower Art Painting “THREE REDS AND A YELLOW” by Colorado Mixed Media Artist Carol Nelson

This painting is done in the faux batik style. After painting the flowers, a layer of wax was applied as a resist. After gently crumbling the waxed painting, a darker color was... Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media Art Paintings ”The Shaman“ by Arizona...

Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media Art Paintings ”The Shaman“ by Arizona Contemporary Artist Pat Stacy

20"x30" Triple Matted and Framed/Available Read more ...

Sketches with Margo Bartley and Zheng Xiong Xiang

Sketches with Margo Bartley and Zheng Xiong Xiang

Sketches by Margo Bartley from Australia scenery seen from Jongno Tower by Margo scenery of Deoksugung Palace seen from Jeongdong Observatory by Margo Korean traditional house... Read more ...

Hauser & Wirth Pop-up Bookshop / dongqi Architects

Hauser & Wirth Pop-up Bookshop / dongqi Architects

© Raitt Liu Architects: dongqi Architects Location: 10 Jianguo Middle Rd, Lu Wan Qu, Shanghai Shi, China Design Team: Nan Jiang, Yiting Ma, Wenyi Han Project Year... Read more ...

Mixed Media Flower Art Painting “THREE REDS AND A YELLOW” by Colorado Mixed...

Mixed Media Flower Art Painting “THREE REDS AND A YELLOW” by Colorado Mixed Media Artist Carol Nelson

This painting is done in the faux batik style. After painting the flowers, a layer of wax was applied as a resist. After gently crumbling the waxed painting, a darker color was... Read more ...

C57-4 Building / Boué arquitectos

C57-4 Building / Boué arquitectos

© Marcos Betanzos Architects: Boué arquitectos Location: Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico Architect In Charge: Gerardo Boué Area: 1330.0 m2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs: Marcos... Read more ...

Get To Know The Artists Painting The Obamas' Official Portraits

Get To Know The Artists Painting The Obamas' Official Portraits

Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald are the first black artists hired by the Smithsonian to paint a president and first lady. Read more ...

Hands-On with the Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 Art ‘No Distortion' Lens

Hands-On with the Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 Art ‘No Distortion' Lens

For Canon and Nikon shooters looking to get a fast ultrawide, the choices in the past have been the Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8 , Canon 16-35mm f/2.8 , and Tamron 15-30mm f/2.8 VC. Or... Read more ...

Yellow and Red Iris, oils canvas, Barbara Haviland,Texas Floral Artist

Yellow and Red Iris, oils canvas, Barbara Haviland,Texas Floral Artist

YELLOW RED IRIS 2/23/2018 by Barbara Haviland-Barbsgarden Texas Artist Comment on this © Barbara Haviland-Barbsgarden Yellow Red Iris is done on a 5"x11" canvas and in oils... Read more ...

Bridge House / LLAMA urban design

Bridge House / LLAMA urban design

© A-Frame studio/ Ben Rahn Architects: LLAMA urban design Location: Huntsville, Canada Architect In Charge: Mariana Leguia Design Team: Angus Laurie, Patrick Webb, Alvaro... Read more ...