flowers

Updating Miss Nellie’s

Before and After. I painted this last July after a visit to this park. I never was completely happy with it, but I framed it and hung it at the co-op gallery. Every time I saw it it made me shrug. I asked a mentor and a critique group about it. This morning I took…

Light and Silence

There’s a moment, a special moment, a few hours after midnight, early on Christmas day. The silence is drenched in peace and pulsing with sacred nuance. Few experience it, but if you have, you never forget the stillness and joy of it. At our house we have a tradition that on Christmas Eve only, the…

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…