Painting yellow

Spring is in the air. The trees are blooming. School is suspended for a week. #springbreak! Driving my daughter to and from a sleepover I settled on the idea of moving away from orange paintings, for a while, and paint the lovely bright yellow forsythia dotting the neighborhood landscape. Forsythia is a yellow flowering bushContinue reading “Painting yellow”

Tiny Desk Studio

Today I completed the final step from my mentoring session. I set up a permanent place to paint. Painting in my kitchen was not ideal for many reasons but after making the changes to my palette (simplifying mostly) and changes to my brush load (another simplification) it was time to make the final change. AContinue reading “Tiny Desk Studio”

Update a month after my mentoring session

I think this is 4 weeks after my mentoring session with one of my favorite artists, Abbey Ryan.  She is amazing in every way.  She gave me helpful suggestions that she asked me to try for 8-12 weeks.  Well, it’s been 4 weeks and WOW.  I  feel I have grown as an artist.  I can’tContinue reading “Update a month after my mentoring session”