Terribly excited to learn this morning that my painting, Beach Passage, was accepted into the 7th Annual Art Speaks Juried Exhibition at the Bay School Community Arts Center! This is a prestigious national show and I’ve entered several times previously but this is my first acceptance. Thank you so much to Janly Jaggard for giving… Continue reading 7th Annual Art Speaks Juried Exhibition
Last year I did not get out much, at least not much with a paintbrush in hand and I aim to remedy that this year. I think there were just too many rainy days and it got a bit dull painting fog and rain week after week. Hoping for some more sun this year but… Continue reading Plein Air Season Starting Soon
Finished this little painting today. I think him rather cute.
I received word today that Callie: A Rescue, which was on display at the Stewart Gallery in Gloucester, sold and went home with it’s new owner. Many thanks to the Stewart Gallery for their support of my work.
Not only am I teaching classes coming up soon (Felted Faces Saturday after next and Drawing 102 starting in March), I’m also taking classes. Last Friday I started a Chair Yoga class and today I attended a regular floor yoga class. I am amazed at how flexible I am in some ways and how flexible… Continue reading Classes!
I had a visitor to the studio yesterday for the Second Saturday Open House as part of the Northern Neck Artisan Trail. Turns out Jenny and I had met at the Mid-Atlantic Pastel Society and she has been following me on Facebook. She is also in the yoga class that I started taking this past… Continue reading A Studio Visitor
I’ll be demonstrating how I take my bird photos and then doctor them up using Photoshop all day this coming Saturday as part of the Northern Neck Artisan Trail’s Second Saturday Program. Professional artists who work from photos use photos they have taken themselves. Sometimes those photos need a little help with cropping, fixing camera… Continue reading Second Saturday Demonstration: Reference Photos
Finished this one on Tuesday of this week.
I finished this one last week but never got around to taking the photos until today.
I’m taking the plunge again this year and will teach a few classes at the RAL Art Center on Main Street in Kilmarnock. The first class is for everyone who thinks they haven’t got an artistic bone in their body but are willing to just let images just appear with a little bit of guidance.… Continue reading Teaching Drawing and Other Stuff