“Spiral Gyre #2” In Montana Watercolor Society Online Show

Greetings! I am happy to announce that my painting Spiral Gyre#2 is showing in the Montana Watercolor Society Signature Membership Online Show. The Details. This is the first time the Montana Watercolor Society (MTWS) is holding an online show of works…

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The Meaning Question

“What is the meaning of your art?” That was the question posed to me a couple of months ago during a conversation about my paintings. Not A Good Answer. My answer? Well, I would say nothing illuminating or noteworthy. Indeed, I was a bit …

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“Spiral Gyre #2” Juried Into Watercolor Society of Oregon Experimental Show

Hello! I am happy to announce that my watercolor painting titled Spiral Gyre #2 was accepted into the Watercolor Society of Oregon’s (WSO) Spring Experimental Exhibition.   My Thanks! I would like to say “thank you” to Ms. Vera …

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Royal Pears: New Collector; Plus A Bit of Imagination, Freedom & Embracing Process

Sometimes its just about freedom and exploration; that is, taking a moment to release your inner adventurous spirit. Intentions. Greetings!  I would like to share with you the story about my two Royal Pear watercolor paintings.  The smaller is the first version and a new friend and collector purchased it this week. The Story. One […]

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Continuity; Day 30 of #30paintingsin30days Challenge: Pitcher & Cup

Continuity, as in an ongoing flow of work.  Its all part of a bigger picture! Day 30!  Closing or Opening? Greetings!  With today’s painting I arrive at the end of the #30paintingsin30days challenge hosted by Leslie Saeta Studios.  And, yet, it feels more like an opening rather than a closing of my work. Open To […]

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Continuity; Day 30 of #30paintingsin30days Challenge: Pitcher & Cup

Continuity, as in an ongoing flow of work.  Its all part of a bigger picture! Day 30!  Closing or Opening? Greetings!  With today’s painting I arrive at the end of …

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Finding My “MO”; 3 Studies : Days 24, 25 & 26 of #30paintingsin30days

MO:  Modus Operandi, that is to say one’s artistic style or approach. Three Challenge Paintings. Greetings!  Its Day 26 of the #30paintingsin30days challenge hosted by Leslie Saeta Studios. With today’s painting I’m including the work from the last two days.  And, as I look at the paintings and see the different styles, I wonder about […]

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Surprise! Frothing Pitcher & Espresso Cups; Day 22 of #30paintingsin30days Challenge.

Surprise – as in something unexpected. Different Intentions… Greetings!  Yes, today’s painting is a bit of a surprise to me! To explain, my intention was to create a painting with my frothing pitcher, espresso cup and timer.  I had an image in my mind as I started drawing with the paint brush on my paper. […]

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Center Of Interest: Day 21 Cappuccino V9 #30paintingsin30days

Center of interest – that is the area that I would like you to look at in a drawing or painting.  Put another way, it attracts your attention. “Cappuccino V9”. Greetings!  And, here we are at day 21 of #30paintingsin30days!  Add to that the ninth cappuccino study!  Is it getting to feel routine to you? […]

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Don’t Overthink It! Day 7 #30paintingsin30days, Cappuccino V4

Overthink, in this case, thinking and worrying so much as to become indecisive; almost. Greetings! Yes, and I didn’t know the word “overthink” is in the dictionary. Defined another way, overthinking might be looking at possibilities and options in such a manner as to be counter productive.  My brain locks up. Overthink At The Easel: […]

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