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LATITUDE Show & Series My Paintings Process

Steps. Process of a Painting.

When I look at a painting, I always wonder how the artist arrived at its eventual conclusion.  How did they begin?  How did the painting evolve and what choices did the artist make along the way? So I thought…

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LATITUDE Show & Series Process

Defining Latitude. The Palette.

When I began to put to think about the direction for the LATITUDE paintings, I knew they would be heavily influenced by my past four years in the Northwest.  While their style would create a common thread, I wanted…

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LATITUDE Show & Series

Finding Latitude. Yellowstone Prismatics.

Endless inspiration.  That’s how I feel about Yellowstone’s prismatic pools.  I could paint them forever. These deep steaming springs draw millions of people to Yellowstone each year and with good reason.  Their boiling temperatures create magical steam, rising above…

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Daily Artsy

Nomads. Melanie Biehle.

The world wide web can be a strange place.  We “meet” folks with whom we share interests and affinities.  Friendships are made with people we’ve never laid eyes on in real life.  Seattle artist Melanie Biehle and I share…

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LATITUDE Show & Series

Showing. A Look at LATITUDE.

Ya’ll it has been a whirlwind few months.  Followed by a whirlwind five days in Greenville, SC for the opening of my LATITUDE show at Art & Light Gallery!  Greenville welcomed me with warmth and sunshine and made this…

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LATITUDE Show & Series

LATITUDE Sneak Peek.

Exclusive just for Artsy Forager readers!  I’ve updated my website with all the works in my solo show, LATITUDE, opening tomorrow and I’m only sharing the news here on Artsy Forager. Tenderness & Time (48.53.53 N), 2015, acrylic on…

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Artsy Business

Reflections. Looking Back on 2015.

2015 has been a year of extremes.  I experienced a deep, profound loss in the death of my mother, as well as moments of powerful beauty and a incredibly productive and exciting year of painting. only love can bring…

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My Paintings

Update. New Work!

I’m trying really hard not to be one of those artists who never has their latest work on the website.  So, new work has been added to my artist site! above us only sky I & II ( diptych…

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Tools

Solution. Genie Canvas.

Our gypsy life can put a serious damper on my studio practice.  Not the actual practice of creating but finding space to store my work and the high cost of shipping to galleries and clients.  Until recently, I’ve been…

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Daily Artsy Figurative Paintings

Cages. Bradley Wood.

Every person’s cage is of a different sort.  We may feel trapped by our jobs, our circumstances, even the things that we own.  Even the most opulent and luxurious of places can seem like a prison.  As I begin…