New pieces drying

A couple of pieces have been in the works for a while, leaning against the wall or hanging, unframed and unvarnished on the wa

Color opposites are amped in autumn

Orange and turquoise! Yellow and purple! The very air is abuzz with all the rod and cone snapping of color opposites in the fa

Big Summer Show at Parsons

The event of the summer at Parsons Gallery of the West is planned for Saturday, August 7, at 5 p.m. All gallery artists have s

Fresh paint

I just finished a painting that began this summer as a sketch. When it became realized as a painting, I believe it is the same

More bigness

I have been gifted a couple of extremely large canvases and it’s been so rewarding to fling paint without regard for how

Terrible beauty

A friend gave me a large canvas she had started working on but never finished. I know how that can be. I accepted it gladly, t

The view from above

I have made a series of paintings that reflect natural shapes that humans create on the landscape – at least in our area. I

More Bruegel influence

Here is a favorite Bruegel painting, “The Fall of Icarus,” which I used as inspiration for my painting “A Busy M

Snowstorms

More work with the masters. I have always admired the work of Francisco Goya and as I scanned through his famous images, one s

More work with the masters

In trying to sharpen my composition skills I am studying the masters. Here is an example of a classic image and then my rendit