Tag Archives: working process

Paintings off the Wall- Don’t try this at home

This falls in the “arghhhhh” category. Sometimes we try things, and they don’t prove successful. Back when I was feeling a need to recommit to painting again, I thought I’d go big, and get out of a rut. I had … Continue reading

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A View inside my Studio

It’s a Saturday, when we were expecting six inches of snow to be on the ground, but no such luck. While I’m ruminating on deeper subjects to write about here, I thought I’d give a glimpse into what’s on the … Continue reading

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making an impression…

 The lovely Griffin etching press that I was able to buy years ago (with a professional development grant while teaching ) has been patiently waiting in my basement studio for me to return. This past week, I had to crank … Continue reading

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New Work – Sprouting up

My strategy in this year has been to back off the unnecessary and clear my head….decide if I wanted to keep painting, decide how I would go about that, decide what really intrigued me enough to make work about it.  … Continue reading

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another new thing I’m learning…

My last studio newsletter was a number of months ago- and I like to put out a couple a year. Because my list is nearing 200, and I’d rather not deal with composing in a Word document- which makes the … Continue reading

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pruning and editing

Yesterday was a winter anomaly. A day in the high 50’s with sun shining. Well, OK it’s almost March, but in these parts the snow can seriously fly this month. So, after consulting our recently made list of “stuff that … Continue reading

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evolution of a painting…

another piece that might have seemed finished but really wasn’t.  Moving out of former studio into the one at home, there were bound to be paintings that I hadn’t totally wrapped up, but had to get out of there anyway.  … Continue reading

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About that painting I thought was finished…..

  …it’s happened again, another piece that I felt was wrapped up has been up on the painting wall again. I know how this happens now. Aside from the fact that revision and editing is one of the pleasures of … Continue reading

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here’s someone you should know about….

My friend, Penelope Sartori makes beautiful dream-like photographs but that’s the short version of the story. I was happy to have several of her images in the benefit show I just hung, and even happier that they all sold.  I … Continue reading

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ideas (and other things) fermenting…

Now that I am painting a bit more, I find myself being pulled towards a change in the subject matter and destination in the paintings.   I was realizing that when I made a rather abrupt shift a few years ago, … Continue reading

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