My Art

Pecos Bills

For twenty minutes the artists watched these two delight themselves in their morning ablutions. Untroubled in the least by their audience, they preened and washed without moving away from the area. The artists were delighted, the ducks were delighted. A recent highlight in my life was the painting plein air workshop I took last October…

Bitterweed Grace

Bitterweed Grace, 16X20, pastel on paper. $272 Unframed. Buy This Painting Life lessons: the bitter can end beautifully. I know it can, because just look at these flowers! They are so beautiful– and this year they are so plentiful!–and yet the are named bitterweed.Brown bitterweed. I wish for a better name for them, one more…

Virga over the Pecos

I’ve always been fascinated–and somewhat frustrated–by the phenomenon of virga. Because there could be so much MORE water if it just made it to the ground! Living in New Mexico, we saw it a lot though. Virga is when you can see that it’s raining but the rain doesn’t reach the ground. Generally it’s an…