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Painting & WSO Traveling Exhibition In Carlton, OR

Wallow Gallery, Carlton OR Greetings!  I am pleased to say that my watercolor painting “Three Minute Egg V11”, is now showing in the Wallow Gallery, Carlton, OR. You see, it is one of the 20 award winning paintings from the Watercolor Society of Oregon’s (WSO) Spring 2018 Experimental Exhibition.  And, WSO has a traveling show consisting […]

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Problem Solving; Day 16 #30paintingsin30days; Groovin’ With Cappuccino V7

Painting is about problem solving; kind of like one and one equals two. That is to say, you work until problems are solved and the painting is in balance. Problem Solving & Painting. Greetings!  Today I’d like to talk a bit about problem solving and painting.  Not sure I’ve done so before.  I will use […]

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Experimenting Day! Two Horse Studies: Day 18 #stradaeasel January Challenge

Experimenting With Paper and Paint. Greetings! Strada Easel challenge day 18 studies are about experimenting.  For my first piece, I decided to try Daniel Smith‘s “Moonglow”, a lovely blend of pigments that make a nice neutral grayish tint.  The experiment?  Getting a feel for how the blend of pigments handles. This first study was done […]

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Experimenting Day! Two Horse Studies: Day 18 #stradaeasel January Challenge

Experimenting With Paper and Paint. Greetings! Strada Easel challenge day 18 studies are about experimenting.  For my first piece, I decided to try Daniel Smith‘s “Moonglow”, a lovely blend of pigments that make a nice neutral grayish tint.  The experiment?  Getting a feel for how the blend of pigments handles. This first study was done […]

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Review: Stillman & Birn Nova Series Toned Multi Media Paper

New Nova Paper! Greetings!  I’d like to thank Stillman & Birn for sending me a sample pack of their new Nova Series Toned Paper for Multi Media.   Gift Via Stillman & Birn’s Facebook Page. To explain, I was one of 100 artists who won a sample-pack give away on Stillman & Birn’s Facebook page. […]

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Review: Stillman & Birn Nova Series Toned Multi Media Paper

New Nova Paper! Greetings!  I’d like to thank Stillman & Birn for sending me a sample pack of their new Nova Series Toned Paper for Multi Media.   Gift Via Stillman & Birn’s Facebook Page. To explain, I was one of 100 artists who won a sample-pack give away on Stillman & Birn’s Facebook page. […]

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March at Art du Jour Gallery

"Retired," 25" x 17" watermedia by Lane Hall

Guest Artist Lane Hall’s Award-Winning Watermedia Exhibit and the Beautifully Handcrafted Artistry of Jewelry Designer Carol Sharp on Display! March is your last chance to see the exhibit of award-winning paintings by our distinguished guest artist Lane Hall in our Art du Jour Gallery Salon. Mr. Hall’s watermedia paintings drew many admiring visitors to the gallery during February, and our… Read more →

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Art Show Preparation & Subterranean Blues

Art Show Prep I’ve been working on preparing myself for an art show.  I’m showing at the Deschutes Gallery of the Rogue Valley Manor’s Plaza Building.  This is in Medford, OR.  I will deliver paintings on the end of the month, ready to show!  The works will be on display through the month of July. […]

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Spice Kitty

I’m starting to get ready for an art show this summer.  My intention is to feature some of my kitty and toy pony paintings.  I’m going through my inventory and selecting some for framing.  I thought I might select a few and start sharing them, regardless of whether they end up in the show.   […]

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Young Forest – Green Two

About the Painting Its about the greens in a young forest. I painted this piece in 2005; its one of my favorites.  It was one of my early experiments with abstraction and mixed watermedia.  I used traditional watercolor paint and acrylic. I had a general idea of where I wanted to go, but let intuition guide the […]

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