As you know, with my passion for figures I am delving into some exploratory figurative work, both in pastels and acrylics. One of my inspirations is Jylian Gustlin who I mentioned in an earlier blog. Reading a bit about her, I discovered that she in turn was inspired by the Bay Area Figurative Artists.
Month: November 2012
IAPS AWARD Whoo hoo!!! I just got off the phone with Paula Ford, Chair for IPS, the International Association of Pastel Societies 2012 Web Show. She announced that I have won an Honourable Mention in the IAPS 2012 Web Show. I am thrilled to bits!! I was so happy when I received an
It’s howling winds and just pissing down with rain as I write. From this evidence I must gather Winter is really here. Because I’m feeling rather cold, I thought it was time to share my last plein air excursion of the summer with you. I have to say that’s it for me painting outside
So, I was thinking about poppies (Remembrance Day, my last blog) and I remembered we have a beautiful poster of poppies by Georgia O’Keeffe in our living room. Then somehow I found out that her birthday is 15 November (that’s tomorrow!) and she would have been 125 years old. Cool huh? So naturally, that
Nothing ventured nothing gained. It’s the 11th of November in a couple of days time and in thinking about Remembrance Day, poppies and their redness came to mind, and I thought about Rothko and his red paintings as written about in my blog a couple of weeks ago and since I haven’t been