I was recently invited to join a new Etsy team called Artisans Gallery. The members have been busy curating ‘treasuries’, or collections of products. Some of my work has been featured in a few of these treasuries lately and I wanted to showcase some here. I sold one of the paintings that was featured in [...]
Archive for February, 2010
A little sun, a little less snow. The neighbor with his crew who plowed my driveway and some lovely red roses just in time for Valentine’s Day (thanks A).
This snow is wetter and heavier than any of our other storms, still coming down since last night. And I’d just gotten the driveway completely clear! The birdbath is close to being obliterated from the view… Today it’s bread baking, soup making and thesis writing. Along with finishing up the newest snow paintings. All oil [...]
I discovered this tonight on public TV. Resnick is superb in his evaluation of what makes a painter tick. ‘The first five minutes are the best, after that you’re in trouble’. ‘Artists have ups and downs. If you’re good, you’re gonna go down. And some artists can’t take it. They begin to develop a technique to [...]
Update from Snowmageddon. After two days, most of the driveway is shoveled. At this point, I’m hoping one of the neighbors will come over with a snowplow….but at least there’s not much left. That’s if my back will hold up. They say another snow coming in on Tuesday, which is about when I’ll have gotten [...]
I went to bed with snow coming down and woke up to the same weather. Stumbling out the front door, the snow was up to my knees. No NY Times out front, and I can’t get out the back door because the drifts have me snowed in. The wind picked up this morning and it [...]
I wanted to paint more snow scenes, but we haven’t had enough lately. So this week I resorted to glaciers and memories of travels in Glacier National Park and the Columbia Icefields in the Canadian Rockies, north of Jasper in Alberta. Both spectacular national parks. It’s sad to realize that in less than 20 years, [...]