Monthly Archives: July 2013

Hope, Love, and Expectations – Dreams of Spring, 30 x 24 inches

Hope, Love, and Expectations – Dreams of Spring If you attended my solo show at the Workhouse Arts Center this past May, you would have seen this painting. It was the last completed painting for the show, and it was literally varnished the morning I hung the show. I know, I was cutting it short. […]

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Special moments and bits of beauty…

A few weeks ago we took went on a small escape to the Potomac Highlands in the Appalachians… the days were filled with sunshine, smiles and beautiful views. “That beautiful season the Summer! Filled was the air with a dreamy and magical light; and the landscape Lay as if new created in all the freshness […]

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Echinacea in Canning Jars, 8 x 8 inches

Echinacea in Ball Canning Jars After reworking the previous painting and seeing how it turned out, I was inspired to investigate what I could do to improve this painting. I had always liked the composition, but a few things needed to be tweaked. So, out came the paint, and a new version was created. So […]

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Sharing some good news…

Heirloom Apples {in a private collection} Last week I received the wonderful news that my painting, Heirloom Apples, was selected as a finalist in the Still Life/Floral category of The Artist’s Magazine 30th Annual Art Competition. This painting was selected from over 6,000 entries this year, and I am honored to be part of this […]

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Work In Progress: Ode to Fantin-LaTour

{detail of Ode to Fantin-LaTour} Today I have been thinking a lot about inspiration and follow through. I think the creative process is essentially both of these ideas put into action interspersed with times of lull… in that you get inspired, begin painting, and then follow your inclination to follow through and see the inspiration […]

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