I am trying to Imagine How Diana Ross Felt in the Red Dress! I am seeing my granddaughter AND myself all at once, mind meld! How far we have come since the women’s lib of the 60s, or the French salons of the 18th century! Diana Ross at the 2019 Grammys I felt sooooo inspired
On this gray winter day, the pond within sparkles with vibrant colors. I just finished this painting of my imaginary Monet pond. My dream of creating a Monet garden begins on canvas. The pond beyond my windows still shrouded in winter color.
This upcoming Virginia landscapes exhibition delves into our landscape in an engaging way ~ and I was intrigued. How has landscape painting evolved?
Painting plein air on the coastal marsh near my home, soothes and restores me. Especially when the world gets so wacky, just looking at the painting brings me back to center.
Oh my! A whole new collection of abstract floral murals and fabrics inspired by a weekend with my brother and sister-in-law at the Philadelphia arboretum!
France Painting Exhibition set for September 2019 See them online
So many people ask me ‘Where Does Inspiration Come From?’ Today inspiration came from a blank sheet of paper! But there’s more. 3 ingredients contribute to inspiration every time
I am thrilled to announce the unveiling of my new oyster harvest painting, Oyster and Pearl.
In 20 years of painting Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay, my upcoming book, Oyster and Pearl, documents intimate nooks and crannies of the rivers, streams, bay, beaches, and marsh lands.
Last fall we visited an arboretum in Philadelphia with my brother and sister in law. I became fascinated with the sunken garden. One quadrant was filled with magical, six feet tall blooms.
Swaying in the light autumn breeze, they arched their long necks to and fro. Pale pink flowers and long arching fronds spilled everywhere!
I had this idea that “Tuscan Colors” ~ were Yellow and Orange, Terra Cotta. I was not at all expecting the blues and violets, or the sky. These 5 paintings show the vibrant range of Tuscan colors.