Category: Works-in-Progress

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 Mar

Goal Gradient Behavior

Our number finally came up to register for the vaccine. Sort of. Well, maybe. Somewhere. But possibly not for a week or two. The state announced we’re eligible. One major hospital system managed to incorporate that information into their sign-up process. The one with which our doctor is affiliated, however, did not. The doctor’s office […]

12 Nov

Any Brown People?

It was a simple question, asked out of curiosity. It came from someone who has been a close friend since we served on a nonprofit board together 30 years ago. And it brought me up short. She asked “are there any brown people in your paintings?” Just like that, I was seeing yet another example […]

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