Subtractive drawings and spider mums

SUBTRACTIVE DRAWINGS AND SPIDER MUMS

Subtractive drawing is one of my favorite things to do. It helps me visualize feeling rather than thinking. These drawings are from...

Dusk Falls and Paul Klee

DUSK FALLS AND PAUL KLEE

Good news! What a wonderful surprise when I heard that my painting, Dusk Falls, was accepted into the International Association of...

 
 
 
Intuition

INTUITION

I am certain that my best paintings come from intuition and not from anything in front of me. This painting was begun a year ago......

Merry Christmas, Happy Winter Solstice and New Year

MERRY CHRISTMAS, HAPPY WINTER SOLSTICE AND NEW YEAR

Pastel, Winter Solstice A wondrous poem from Ursula LeGuin's last book So Far so Good. Merry Christmas and a late happy Winter Solstice....

 
 
 
Flash

FLASH

Flash 1, 10x15 about flash 2, 20x20 Ah, Flash. My sweet kooky Flash was quite a rascal. She did one very remarkable thing long ago,...

The agile mind

THE AGILE MIND

I just finished reading the new Leonardo book written by Walter Isaacson. Loved it! The stories and the insights, I loved it all.This...

 
 
 
Color, emotion, risk-taking

COLOR, EMOTION, RISK-TAKING

Working just on vibration while trying to simplify the landscape so that the vibration in the color is the most important concept....

The muse and the love and sympathy of a friend

THE MUSE AND THE LOVE AND SYMPATHY OF A FRIEND

The lake continues to be my muse. It's amazing how quickly her moods have changed during our autumn storms. I have been reading An...

 
 
 
Poetry and painting

POETRY AND PAINTING

A beautiful poem , read wonderfully, can be an inspiration for a new version of art. Just listen to Elizabeth Gilbert read Early Hours...

Winter fog and brush creek

WINTER FOG AND BRUSH CREEK

44x60 Winter solstice is near. Light will return. Till then I continue to paint more light to give solace. This is super large... oil,...

 
 
 
Merry Christmas and happy holidays!

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and lots of peace and love! xoxo

2018 only one resolution

2018 ONLY ONE RESOLUTION

If I was to say one thing to do this year...if there was a resolution to make, it would be this.... Build pockets of silence into your...

 
 
 
Valentine's passion and one month

VALENTINE'S PASSION AND ONE MONTH

Hi Everyone! pastel about 5"x6" I'm back!!!! The explanation for my absence is below. I just wanted to announce that in honor of Valentine's...

Autumn colors

AUTUMN COLORS

Autumn is my favorite of all seasons. The colors are like sirens which draw me to the rocks. I want them all but have to always bear...

 
 
 
February 15, 2018, day 2

FEBRUARY 15, 2018, DAY 2

8x8 pastel Day 2, at the lake. Air with a small hint of Spring.

February 16 2018 passion challenge, day 3

FEBRUARY 16 2018 PASSION CHALLENGE, DAY 3

Day 3 pastel 8x8 I return to my favorite place, between the rains. When I paint here, with my muse, I simply sit with my love and communicate....

 
 
 
Day 4 passion challenge

DAY 4 PASSION CHALLENGE

Pastel 6x8" Memory painting from my morning walk.

Day 5&6 passion challenge

DAY 5&6 PASSION CHALLENGE

Pastel 8x8, day 6 After today I will be posting once a week. In that post I will include the 7 paintings from the week. It's been so...

 
 
 
Days 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 Passion challenge

DAYS 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 PASSION CHALLENGE

I keep going to the same place...seeing what I can do to create a painting. Sometimes I rework it in the studio and it then I change...

Febraury passion challenge days 14-22

FEBRAURY PASSION CHALLENGE DAYS 14-22

Baltimore sunrise, 30x40, oil We had serious wind storms which closed down the city. At one point when I went to a doctor's appointment...

 
 
 



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 ...

KODACHROME - 0106

KODACHROME - 0106

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Charles Reiffel, The Haunted Tower

Charles Reiffel, The Haunted Tower

Private collection Date: 1939 Technique: Wax crayon on cardboard, 66.04 x 50.8 cm Source Read more ...

See-Through House / Koning Eizenberg Architecture

See-Through House / Koning Eizenberg Architecture

© Eric Staudenmaier Architects: Koning Eizenberg Architecture Location: Santa Monica, United States Category: Houses Lead Architect: Julie Eizenberg Area: 3100.0 ft2 Project... Read more ...

Hutong Filter / ZAI

Hutong Filter / ZAI

Courtyard Looking North. Image Courtesy of ZAI Architects: ZAI Location: Beijing, China Category: Housing Design Team: Yihang Zhang Area: 20.0 m2 Project Year: 2015 Read more ...

Bourgainvile 2 House / Solange Cálio Arquitetos

Bourgainvile 2 House / Solange Cálio Arquitetos

© MCA Estudio Architects: Solange Cálio Arquitetos Location: Vila Imperial, Brazil Category: Houses Architect In Charge: Solange Cálio Area: 785.0 m2 Project Year... Read more ...

ASIA House / Jorge Marsino Prado

ASIA House / Jorge Marsino Prado

© Juan Solano Ojasi Architects: Jorge Marsino Prado Location: Asia, Peru Category: Houses Project Area: 303.0 m2 Project Year: 2014 Photographs: Juan Solano Ojasi Read more ...

Rainbow Clouds, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Rainbow Clouds, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Rainbow Clouds8x10 oil on canvas The living room walls were glowing from the light. I quickly grabbed my camera and ran outside and snapped some reference photos of this array... Read more ...

Charles Leickert, Winterliches Städtchen

Charles Leickert, Winterliches Städtchen

Date: Unknown Technique: Oil on panel, 22.4 x 17.7 cm Source Read more ...

Willem Witsen, London at Night

Willem Witsen, London at Night

Date: 1890 Technique: Unknown Source Read more ...

New "Sun's Bounty III" Palette Knife Oil Painting by Contemporary...

New "Sun's Bounty III" Palette Knife Oil Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

"Sun's Bounty III" ©2019 Niki Gulley24" x 48" textured oil painting on wrap around canvas Sun's Bounty is inspired from the beautiful sunflower fields we visited in Provence... Read more ...