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Size Matters

Size Matters

Posted by on Jan 12, 2017 in Blog | No Comments

People talk about size and scale in art and sometimes use these terms interchangeably when they are actually a little different. I think of size as the actually physical size of something, and scale as the size relationship between things.

A New Year

A New Year

Posted by on Jan 1, 2017 in Blog | No Comments

I love the start of a new year. All becomes quiet after the chaos of the holidays and finishing up year end activities…which always includes for me a crazy last minute editing of photos of my daughter’s entire year and creating a Shutterfly book of her life, which I have done every year minus one early on, and will continue until she is 18…

A Delicate Dance

A Delicate Dance

Posted by on Dec 30, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

What I am really interested in right now is a dance between seemingly opposite things. It is a delicate balance between looseness and control, flatness and dimension, flat space and deep space, abstraction and representation, larger brushstrokes/areas of color and smaller details.

What Should I Title This Post?

What Should I Title This Post?

Posted by on Dec 23, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

I like words and I enjoy writing and therefore it makes sense that I typically like to title my artwork. Sometimes I have a great title in mind before the artwork has barely begun. More often it arrives as I am working on the piece and will bounce around in my head in various iterations until the piece is finished.

The Problem With Color

The Problem With Color

Posted by on Dec 16, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Besides the fact that I learned to spell color as colour when I grew up, the biggest problem I have now with color is the inherent difficulty in discussing it when one is most often looking at reproductions.