26 Sep

Without a Brain

A wise woman, pastel instructor and good friend insists, rather vehemently, “ignore the photo.” She doesn’t mean photographs aren’t good for reference material; I use them all the time, and that’s how my travel paintings happen. What she means is don’t let the photo dictate what’s in the painting. Many artists try to reproduce a […]

01 Sep

Less Is More

You’ve heard it said. You’ve read the t-shirt or bumper sticker. Yet you probably haven’t really given much thought to “less is more.” Besides the obvious warning against conspicuous consumption, what does this mean? Research reported in The Economist explains we have a tendency to add, rather than subtract, when we try to improve things. […]

08 Aug

Lessons Learned

Our six year old granddaughter recently spent a week with us, and we learned a lot. Life lessons include don’t be afraid to get dirty, which I would normally do only in the garden or my painting studio. Also, never miss a chance to go on a boat. And always have a daily treat. See […]

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