Love Letters

Love Letters

For the spring I’m starting a Love Letter series, the first is Love Letters to Henry Miller, a collection of 9 collaged paintings that will be displayed here and elsewhere online.  The first picture is the complete series hanging now in the studio. As they are presented in the next blogs, for each artwork I’ve selected notes from my journal, followed by a quote from Henry Miller. (more…)

Serious Case of Spring Fever

Serious Case of Spring Fever

Serious Case of Spring Fever

I had written a long email letter telling my subscribers about Love Letters to Henry Miller things around the studio, trip out west and yearlong plans. Plans kept changing with the times. The real truth is I have a serious case of spring fever. After years of neglect on my part, I am falling in love (more…)

Celebrating Mid-Winter Studio Update

Celebrating Mid-Winter Studio Update

It’s a funny time of year, and particularly this year a time to celebrate and embrace extremes, it seems to me. All I can do is move forward with faith. One friend calls it being time compressed, and I think you might be feeling it also.

The great joy is (more…)

Halcyon Days Begins

Halcyon Days Begins

On Dec. 14 Halcyon Days begins. It’s an ancient tradition, of celebrating tranquility for 7 days prior to until 7 days after the Winter Solstice. This  is when I turn my activities and awareness towards the soulful meaning of the season. This is the time of the Great Return of the Light. For me I believe in its full meaning. (more…)

Small Art Holiday Special artworks are selling fast!

Small Art Holiday Special artworks are selling fast!

I’ve been telling more stories about the 36 artworks from the series Birds and Flora: Seasonal Garden Visitors on Instagram and my Facebook business page. I began with the stories in the previous posts, so please have a look on my page. Meanwhile, since Small Art Holiday Special artworks are selling fast I thought (more…)

If you haven’t heard…Birds and Flora: Seasonal Garden Visitors is coming

If you haven’t heard…Birds and Flora: Seasonal Garden Visitors is coming

Birds and Flora: Seasonal Garden Visitors is available November 29 on this website, finally all 36 small original paintings, some with collage, will be seen together and ready in time for the holidays. I’ll be notifying everyone by email about it. (more…)

Coming Soon!

Coming Soon!

Coming soon, at the end of the month, Birds and Flora; Seasonal Garden Visitors for the Small Art Holiday Special I mentioned in the recent studio update. Below is the press release I’ve been sending. However, I am releasing the art earlier to people on my list, with other deals, so if you want to be included in the notification, now is the time to sign up! (more…)

Celebrating Mid-Autumn Studio Update

Celebrating Mid-Autumn Studio Update

Celebrating Mid-Autumn

All summer and early autumn I’ve been quietly enjoying painting in the studio annex’s bright light. Now it’s time to present the 40 new artworks at the Annual Autumn Open Studio on November 2 in this new space. (more…)

Summer Portfolio

Summer Portfolio

Summer Portfolio

September was the driest month ever on record in Kentucky. (see at note on this topic at the end…)  Now I am grateful to have this Summer Portfolio of memories, reminders of earth’s delicate beauty and grandeur after a year of rain. It makes me ponder the concept of balance. I have faith in its universality. (more…)

Celebrating Mid-Summer Studio Update

Celebrating Mid-Summer Studio Update

New Art

Since the last quarter I’ve focused on gouache paintings that I put together into two spring Portfolios. Based on what I observed as new in the garden, one portfolio is of twelve birds, one of twelve flowers with a snake and firefly thrown in. (more…)

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