Today is the first day I’ve awakened in a very long time and felt like even thinking about painting. First, of course and leaning over everything like a glowering vulture has been COVID19. We are far from past the worst, in face, I suspect at this point we are just entering the portal of the… Continue reading Inertia
Well, it’s getting interesting out there. As COVID-19 is spreading rapidly across the U.S. and the stock market is eating itself alive, a lot of artists, including me, are standing back in shock. For many, we are just beginning to get our feet under us again in a serious way following the financial debacle of… Continue reading All Our Vulnerabilities
I got an email today letting me know that the Sheltering Arms Art Selection Committee has selected one of my painting submissions for purchase. It will be displayed at their new rehabilitation facility in Richmond, Virginia scheduled to open in June. Needless to say, I’m psyched! Beach Passage has found a new home.
It has been a bit of a crazy two weeks. Most of it has been spent doing something related to health (mine and others). But that is not to say I’ve been avoiding art and creativity. Today I packed up all the paintings for the “Colonial Williamsburg: People and Places” two man show at the… Continue reading All Kinds of Creativity
I’ve been a very neglectful blogger. My apologies. I think I’m dealing with the February doldrums. For some reason I seem to struggle with motivation during the month of February. I have theories, but let’s just call it Seasonal Affect Disorder for it truly does seem to be an annual thing. If I were smart,… Continue reading The Blacksmith Painting
I am just back from the 3rd Annual Figurative Arts Conference & Expo (FACE) which was held November 10 – 13, 2019 in Williamsburg, VA. It was a wonderful experience and I will talk further about the various lectures and demonstrations I attended, terrific artists I met, and the phenomenal vender store and all the… Continue reading Small Favors
I ordered some new watercolor supplies. I got a few Daniel Smith watercolors, a sampler set of 5×7 Crescent watercolor boards, and a set of Rhapsody Kolinsky Sable brushes. Despite the neck healing issues. It is quite the challenge to look down on a palette, but I could not resist the urge to try a… Continue reading Cardinal’s Nest