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 ...

House in Arada / Nelson Resende

House in Arada / Nelson Resende

© João Morgado Architects: Nelson Resende Location: Arada, Portugal Category: Renovation Area: 2152.78 ft2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: João Morgado Read more ...

Granholmen Summer Cottage / Bornstein Lyckefors + Josefine Wikholm

Granholmen Summer Cottage / Bornstein Lyckefors + Josefine Wikholm

© Carl Axel Bejre Architects: Bornstein Lyckefors , Josefine Wikholm Location: Luleå Ö, Sweden Category: Houses Lead Architects: Josefine Wikholm, Andreas Lyckefors Area: 40.0... Read more ...

Geologic Abstract Mixed Media Painting "Anasazi" by Colorado Artist Carol Nelson

Geologic Abstract Mixed Media Painting "Anasazi" by Colorado Artist Carol Nelson

This abstract is in my geologic series. It is heavily textured and has gold and aluminum foils underlying parts of the painting, giving it a soft metallic glow. 36"x24"x1.5... Read more ...

Cleft House / Anagram Architects

Cleft House / Anagram Architects

© Andre J. Fanthome Architects: Anagram Architects Location: Nueva Delhi, India Category: Sustainability Design Team: Vaibhav Dimri, Madhav Raman, Vineet Dhall Area: 14425.0... Read more ...

Contemporary Art, Abstract Mixed Media Painting “The 7th Dimension“ by Santa...

Contemporary Art, Abstract Mixed Media Painting “The 7th Dimension“ by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

FRESH OFF THE EASEL... The story this little painting tells is about the layers of time and space. The 7th dimension holds all the other ones simultaneously beyond time. It is... Read more ...

Landscape Desigen of Langting House / antao

Landscape Desigen of Langting House / antao

© Xiao Wang Landscape Design: antao Location: Qingdao, Shandong, China Category: Landscape Lead Architects: Min Zhan Design Team: Jian Chen, Jiao Fen, Bin Huang, Jing Xu... Read more ...

Contemporary Impressionist Landscape Painting,Colorado Landscape, Fine Art...

Contemporary Impressionist Landscape Painting,Colorado Landscape, Fine Art Oil Painting,“Stormy Dusk” by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

In this harsh world of frigid winters, scorching summers, high winds and erosion, survival is dependent on adapting and being flexible. Something like our world. 16"x24" Oil on... Read more ...

Contemporary Impressionist Landscape Painting,Colorado Landscape, Fine Art...

Contemporary Impressionist Landscape Painting,Colorado Landscape, Fine Art Oil Painting,“Stormy Dusk” by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

In this harsh world of frigid winters, scorching summers, high winds and erosion, survival is dependent on adapting and being flexible. Something like our world. 16"x24" Oil on... Read more ...

Quinched House / 2712 / asociados

Quinched House / 2712 / asociados

© Amelia Ortúzar Architects: 2712 / asociados Location: Quinched, Chile Category: Houses Lead Architect: Diego Ortúzar Fabres Area: 70.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photography... Read more ...

"Surrounded by Color" oil painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

"Surrounded by Color" oil painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

"Surrounded by Color" ©2019 Niki GulleySOLD • 9" x 12" textured oil painting Day 7: Ireland ART TREK Morning location: Muckross House, KillarneyPlein Air Painting and... Read more ...