Archives for January 2021

The Gypsy Life in a Pandemic

Maiden Voyage I've always had a gypsy soul, climbing high in the trees, wandering the fields and exploring the Finger Lakes where I grew up. The youngest of three girls, no one really paid attention as long as you were home by ... Read More...

My Friend Greg LaRock OPA—How One Artist Influenced Many, for the Good

“Make it your ambition to lead a quiet life and attend to your own business and work with your hands…so that you may behave properly toward outsiders and not be in any need.”    --1 Thessalonians 4:11-12 Greg painting ... Read More...

Racing in the Dark

The Bird Watcher by © Lyn Boyer9" x 12" - Oil on linenOil Painters of America National Wet Paint Competition 2020 - Award of Merit Meet Bean, a diminutive black rescue dog with a randomly crooked smile. Bat Dog impersonator, she races ... Read More...

The Role of Color Temperature in Painting

When I wrote my book on painting with a concept, I listed five key elements for creating a  workable, harmonious painting: Values, Edges, Paint Quality (integrity of the paint), Agent  (you as the painter guiding the work), and ... Read More...