Anatomy of a Painting

Headed for Home is a story about partnership.  The skies have turned dark.  A lone cowboy and his equine partner work in tandem to bring home the herd.  I encountered this scene several years ago, grabbing a quick photo as I intended to paint it one day. This is the week I revisited this inspiration.  For…

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Raven Series

The gliding  shape of a raven evokes a sense of freedom and grace.  Known for their wily intelligence, ravens are attributed with prophecy.  Today in these times of quarantine and isolation, it seems prophetic that I focused on the raven’s essence of freedom and possibility as I began my Raven Series in early winter.  These…

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Knee Replacement: patience & forbearance

Thank you for following me.  It’s been some time since I have posted.  I haven’t fallen off the face of the earth.  I spent the end of 2018 with family holidays and prepping for total left knee replacement.  I worked out regularly so I would go into my surgery strong and fit, focusing on cardio…

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Nature Creates Art

I just completed a new work, inspired by the flight of starlings.  For years I have watched in awe as a flock of birds take flight to dramatically form a series of changing patterns in the sky.  In perfect synchronicity, the flock swoops, changes direction, and the pattern seamlessly morphs into a new shape.  The…

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