Archives for January 2017

Musings on a winter day…

“Even the strongest blizzard begins with a single snowflake.” ~ Sara Raasch And so it is with painting; the first stroke on a blank canvas is like that single snowflake. The tabula rasa... the promise it holds, is built on the premise ... Read More...

Elizabeth Pollie interview

For just a few moments, I had the good fortune of meeting Elizabeth Pollie at the Oil Painters of America National Show, held in Dallas earlier this year. She had just won the Dorothy Mellin Driehaus Fellowship Award for her wonderful ... Read More...

Back to Basics: Drawing

To be sound, a painting must be built on a compositional foundation in this order: Drawing Value Color Edges If these get addressed in any other order, problems generally ensue. Recently, the artist Jeremy Lipking was ... Read More...