Grounds For Sculpture

There are so many ways to interpret this title “Grounds For Sculpture”.  What I like about it is that it brings up a lot of questions and gives me a framework of consideration and perspective.   Some of the questions that I find arising are the following:  How do I interpret “Grounds”? Do we need grounds […]

The Color Purple

In one of my posts last week on color I mentioned experimenting with violet/purple.  As luck would have it, I had the opportunity to join a few friends to work on the still life you see here where one of the “feature” colors was a rich purple cloth used as a back drop to a […]

Reworking Art is that “Upcycling or Recycling”

Having just “reworked” a painting of mine yesterday I was thinking about this process and then it dawned on me as to whether this might be like “recycling” or “upcycling”. To be honest I’m not sure I really see the difference between “recycling and upcycling”.   It sort of sounds like a new word to make […]

KNOWING COLOR

How do I come to know a color? I think it’s very similar to how I come to know myself and other people.  It’s through relationships. My palette is a full range palette for painting.  I’ve added colors along the way some at the suggestion of others, some on my own out of interest.  Most […]

Women Impressionists

Last week I visited a show called “Coastal Impressions” Painters of the Jersey Shore 1880 -1940.  It’s a small show with a lot of spirit.  The 120 select works of art tell a story of significance and value that in my opinion should not to be missed. Each room had a breath taking collection of […]