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).  ...
Reaching a place of Soul Painting

Reaching a place of Soul Painting

Reaching a place of soul painting is a gift.    In a recent interview Bill Gates was quoted in Rolling Stones Magazine as saying: “The mystery and the beauty of the world is overwhelmingly amazing, and there’s no scientific explanation of how it came...
Collecting Painting Jewels

Collecting Painting Jewels

Exactly, what do I mean by “collecting painting jewels?”   I’m talking about collecting original artworks as an investment. 1.  Art is in the eye of the beholder.  Right now the trend is about softer focus and abstract paintings.   However,...

Wind and Water

Wikia has a definition that Water is often used to symbolize things in literature. Water is a universal symbol of change and is often present at turning points in a story.  Since water is often a sign of life, many times water represents life.  Likewise, water can...
Green, Green Grass of Home

Green, Green Grass of Home

I remember the green, green grass of home.  When I was 12 my parents moved into a beautiful house on the side of a hill in San Jose, CA.   The neighborhood was free range and I remember  running until our hearts would burst.  Over the fence and in back of our...