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...
Essence of art

Essence of art

My latest painting “Essence” has come from a long road of education.  Essence of art is intangible.  Some of that education came from making some mistakes which turned out to be fortunate:  I once dropped a drip of combination turp & oil paints onto a...
Western Landscapes

Western Landscapes

When I started painting as a child, little did I know that my work would focus on Western Landscapes.  I just drifted into that category having been naturally attracted to mountains, streams, lakes, horses and wildlife.  I did not realize how focused the work was...
Call to Southwest Art

Call to Southwest Art

Moving to the Phoenix basin I received the Call to Southwest Art. I went from painting the Rockies of Colorado to the dry, rocky desert which was a radical change for me.  Finding that my expectations were way off base, the discovery of a new land has taken over my...