Monday, March 30, 2009
Friday, March 27, 2009
This was an exercise in squeezing something into the frame~ ! I am not sure why this doesn't look like my normal work...I like it okay, but it sort of has a real old fashioned feel. It is on a panel which I really enjoy for its non springi-ness. I used lots of paint (but of course that is not saying much due to the size of the canvas!). Hmmmm.
Thursday, March 26, 2009
I ate a fabulous breakfast this morning with friends, and then Mary Elizabeth and I painted the left overs. There wasn't much food left (credit to the chef!), but Mary Elizabeth always has such a great selection of cut flowers...irresistible!
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
Its not fair that odd numbers are magical art numbers. In fact lets say its a rule of thumb just begging to be broken!
Tuesday, March 24, 2009
I have a friend who likes to drink coffee in the afternoon... she is very productive. It is sort of a luxury occurrence for me and so I use a saucer to feel a little special. I tried to paint this with no lines only swathes of paint, I did end up underlining the cup at the last minute...no floating cups!
Monday, March 23, 2009
Friday, March 20, 2009
Thursday, March 19, 2009
Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Tuesday, March 17, 2009
Why does nature make the males of so many species more flamboyant than the females? I am sure it is some survival technique!
Monday, March 16, 2009
Friday, March 13, 2009
The pecan groves around here are so beautiful in the winter. I find them to be a soothing site for some reason, maybe its because they look so cathedral-esk? I used some exploratory color in these two.
Yesterday I put out a lot of information about tonights happenings, but not the time- 6-8pm. sorry about that. Dinner is not required of your visit, although you definitely ought to eat there sometime because its fantastic. We have lots of wine!- hope to see you there if you can make it!
Thursday, March 12, 2009
Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Tuesday, March 10, 2009
Wednesday, March 4, 2009
Mothering has its moments. My sister and her four children are staying with me, and we are having a blast. It makes me realise how quiet my house usually is (with just two kids around). Also, I am in awe of how much technical savvy, and what wonderful organisational skills my sister employs on a daily basis to keep her ship running on an even keel! I don't think I could do it...but its fun to witness. Moms rock.
Monday, March 2, 2009
I just finished writing a paper about Cezanne, so what an appropriate subject for me today. I love his work and reading what he has to say about his approach to painting. He thought that paint was to artists as letters were to writers, so that writing about art was 'useless'. If you didn't get it in paint...words weren't going to help you!