pastel painting

In All That’s Fair

I’ve never lived in an area where peonies grow well. Since the day I learned of them, though, I’ve known I would love them. I’ve never had any peonies given to me or bought any. Until this last week. I’d heard they had some at the local grocery. I needed some groceries anyway and looked…

Early Light

My friend and art buddy Kathy and I decided to get out very early this morning and catch the light on an accessible creek bed for a plein air outing. Plein air just means outdoors, but some people even consider it plein air if they are indoors but painting from life. Kathy had spotted this…

My First Official Series

To rest for a few minutes, just out of sight of the crowd; to listen yet not be seen or heard, or to hear only the wind, the leaves, and the birds is precious to introverts and ambiverts alike. They say that what is in your heart will come out when you paint. These pieces…