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Jack Cassinetto, my high school art teacher, died January 4, 2018, at 73. All these years later, I am just realizing that he was only 10 years older than us. I know he was the cool, young, handsome, understanding teacher … Continue reading
We had a wonderful, long, autumn this year following a warm dry summer. There was a brief cold spell that turned all the leaves gold and then it warmed up for a couple of weeks. The rain stayed away and … Continue reading
It is not as if I am obsessed with laundry, although I do get to watch Top Chef, Project Runway or the latest Masterpiece Theater selection while I fold it. The ordinariness of it and the whiteness of it are … Continue reading
It is so absolutely gorgeous outside. Yesterday there was an enormous thunderhead over Mary’s Peak so I ran out to the fields south of Philomath and painted. I have been looking at Roos Shuring’s work, an oil painter from the … Continue reading
I have had Soggy hanging in our bedroom for some time, watching it to see how it could be improved. The invitation to show at the Corvallis Fall Festival Fine Arts Showcase this year motivated me to work to make … Continue reading
Was in Eugene yesterday, hanging a show of diverse work at the Pizza Research Institute at 530 Blair…a diverse show with Purely Pastel Artists. I have four pieces in the show. PPA is five pastelists from the lower Willamette Valley. … Continue reading
More color songs. Painting every day, or nearly so, has been good for improving my artist eye. I now can see the blue in greens of a cloudy day and the gold in greens of sunny ones much better.
Painting every day what is outside my window has become a color meditation on the weather…only one sunny day.