Category: painting

What’s happening

It’s Easter. I don’t celebrate this holiday in a Christian sense, but I participate in the feeling of joyful solemnity. The sun is shining! Things are growing! The lady’s mantle leaves are up –...

Fresh color

A new color wheel, design shared by my friend who got it from her teacher. Primaries, secondaries, tertiaries and an inner circle of neutralized colors (a bit of complementary added). I’m working on some...

Colors and friends

Noticing colors in my life lately, mostly primary colors. Not my usual palette, but maybe suited to the dreariness of March days. Color is an easily accessible feast. I’m doing watercolor exercises. Mostly color...

Some words

I’ve been working on my words for the Painted Speech class, in between plowing and shoveling! A nice contrast in activity. This is a prototype of the pages. I’m learning to be more delicate...

Chicken feathers on a stick

I am playing with ink. Sumi and gouache mixture. Taking an online class with Suzanne Moore via BookPaperThread. It is refreshing to try different things than usual. Loosening up the deep freeze that the...

Monotype continues

I’ve fallen out of the one-a-day habit. So much else is going on. But I still have the setup handy in case the mood strikes me. Some threads from other projects inevitably landed on...

A monoprint a day

This is my latest multi-day art practice, inspired by a class that I didn’t end up taking from Karin Otto at Waterfall Arts. I didn’t know it at the time, but I was having...