Spring into Painting

Reviving Spring into Painting Lately I have been trying to get studio time.   Whether I am trying to visit my husband in hospice, or dealing with a number of insurance issues, it seems like spring into painting is what I need.   As many artists know, the...

Spring Melts

Often I wonder why I am so enamored of mirror reflections.   Coming from Colorado, I often watched the land go from a colorless, blank palate to spring vibrant with blue, yellow and emerald green.  It still feels like my soul wakes in the crisp cold air as winter...

Fall goes to the Fair!

Fall goes to the Fair- HeatherCoen often will switch mediums after a long period using oils.   This switch occurred three weeks ago.   I got out a number of pastels that I had partially completed from plein air events (“Plein Air” simply means outdoors).  ...
Deep Seas The Art of Painting

Deep Seas The Art of Painting

The Art of painting began for me when I watched my mother sketch and design with watercolor.   I have never been proficient in that medium but have always loved oils.   It took me many years and much patience to get through the hundred miles of canvas so that I can...