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
I’ve not written in a while. I’ve sort of been in a whirlwind, perhaps whirl pool would be a better description of late. On May 7th I had a double cervical spine fusion. It’s a relief in a way. I was very tired of the intermittent unexpected loss of the control of my hands, dropping… Continue reading Healing and Recovery
Lucky me, I’m having surgery on my neck soon. Over the last five years or so I’ve been having difficulty from pinched nerves and bulging discs and degenerative junk in my neck. I’ve run through all the hoops, large and small, that the insurance company wanted to try before we finally landed at the orthopedic… Continue reading Challenges We Give Ourselves
When my husband and I drove down Skyline Drive last fall, we found we had either gone too soon or too late to see the best colors down in the valley’s. But on one pullover, I turned around and saw a small tree with eye popping yellow leaves growing out of a crack in a… Continue reading Cliff Dwellers
I’m deeply honored and humbled to have been awarded The People’s Choice Award from the “Shades of Green” Exhibit at the Stewart Gallery on Main Street in Gloucester. Thank you to all who voted! The Nest is still available for sale. Just send me a message or leave a comment.
As I have been working through writing an artist statement and updating things like biography and CV, I’ve had to go back and take a good hard look at my own work. Why am I attracted to or challenged to paint the images that I choose to paint? I think the main thing I have… Continue reading Carved Out
Here are all the progress shots.