Color and Pizzazz in the Animal Kingdom

September 4th, 2011
Color and Pizzazz in the Animal Kingdom

“I want the viewer to walk away having felt something.” – Linda St. Clair I recently visited the studio of artist Linda St. Clair in Santa Fe, New Mexico. What a delight! Her airy studio is a sky-lit space filled with color and energy. Linda paints animals of all sorts and sizes, furry and feathered. […]

Color and Pizzazz in the Animal Kingdom

September 4th, 2011

“I want the viewer to walk away having felt something.” – Linda St. Clair I recently visited the studio of artist Linda St. Clair in Santa Fe, New Mexico. What a delight! Her airy studio is a sky-lit space filled with color and energy. Linda paints animals of all sorts and sizes, furry and feathered. […]

LEAVE! GO AWAY! Get OUT OF HERE!!!

May 7th, 2011
LEAVE! GO AWAY! Get OUT OF HERE!!!

The more I want to get something done the less I call it work. Richard Bach Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work. Aristotle There are many quotations about how lucky a person is  when they love the job they do. I completely agree. I’ve known since childhood that making art was my […]

Deadly Deadlines vs. Glorious Goals

March 3rd, 2011
Deadly Deadlines vs. Glorious Goals

A goal is a dream with a deadline. Napoleon Hill I am going as fast as I can,  pitched headlong towards a deadly deadline or glorious goal, however you perceive it. For me the perception changes moment to moment. But however you interpret the semantical nuance I will be hanging a show on March 14 […]

Deadly Deadlines vs. Glorious Goals

March 3rd, 2011

A goal is a dream with a deadline. Napoleon Hill I am going as fast as I can,  pitched headlong towards a deadly deadline or glorious goal, however you perceive it. For me the perception changes moment to moment. But however you interpret the semantical nuance I will be hanging a show on March 14 […]

Honeymoon with Color

February 23rd, 2011
Honeymoon with Color

Spontaneity takes practise. -Robert Hammer I love the beginning… It’s nothing but fun… A honeymoon of discovery. It’s quite spontaneous but only works because I have been doing it carefully for so long. Well, the actual beginning is layer after layer of clean white gesso drying slowly. That takes time.  Sanding each layer creates very […]

Why Nests?

January 16th, 2011

People often ask me why I paint nests. There are so many reasons. One is simply that I find them to be quite beautiful and fascinating. The fact that they are created by tiny creatures with no opposing thumbs is astonishing. A friend of mine is a biology professor. For class one day she heaped […]

Why Nests?

January 16th, 2011
Why Nests?

People often ask me why I paint nests. There are so many reasons. One is simply that I find them to be quite beautiful and fascinating. The fact that they are created by tiny creatures with no opposing thumbs is astonishing. A friend of mine is a biology professor. For class one day she heaped […]

Canyon Road, Santa Fe

December 13th, 2010

Painting: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather and exposing  them to the critic. Ambrose Bierce, 1842-1914 For an artist, Santa Fe New Mexico is a haven. Art is nurtured, respected and valued in the nooks and crannies of adobe buildings all over this lovely city. Museums and galleries are everywhere, from the […]

Canyon Road, Santa Fe

December 13th, 2010
Canyon Road, Santa Fe

Painting: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather and exposing  them to the critic. Ambrose Bierce, 1842-1914 For an artist, Santa Fe New Mexico is a haven. Art is nurtured, respected and valued in the nooks and crannies of adobe buildings all over this lovely city. Museums and galleries are everywhere, from the […]