I fall in love with fall every year and this October is no different. I was driving home yesterday and I was entranced by the rich contrast of hues in the changing trees set against the surrounding fields. The area we live in is just so beautiful. The light kept changing as the sun peaked through overcast skies and leaves fluttered to the road in … Continue reading Jumping into Autumn with New Work!
Gosh, this is a traditional still life. I couldn’t help but pile up these autumn gourds from the garden with one of my cactuses and a Polish pottery mug. I wanted to make this painting, first of all, to crank things back to a more painterly style, as opposed to the hyperrealism of my brötchen paintings. I also wanted to play with a more complex … Continue reading New Autumn Still Life
Fall is on it’s way and guess what we have growing next to our house? Vines with pumpkins and gourds! It didn’t take long for a couple of them to wind up in my studio. Check this out with my other new pieces in my Etsy shop! Continue reading The Story of a Gourd in Pictures