Month: October 2017

  • Foggy morning on Beacon Hill

    This has been a spectacular autumn for me; since there hasn’t been much rain (but enough) the leaves are still on the trees, and the ones that have fallen are dry enough to walk through. I have always loved kicking through the leaves, it brings me right back to my childhood. But two mornings ago,…

  • a beautiful autumn bike ride

    Just a little painting, about 5″ x 5″ but I’m trying out some blue paper, so started small. I tried to catch the intensity of the light that we are experiencing every day this autumn. Perfect day for a bike ride!

  • Afternoon recess

    I have lived next to Wing Luke Elementary school for over 30 years now. We cut through its fields, we make snowmen there when it snows. It is a part of our life. Twenty five years ago, I was awarded a grant for improvements and planted a variety of additional trees on the grounds. Today,…

  • Mulberry and Red Maples

    In Homage to Vincent VanGogh (and to all the artists who created the film Loving Vincent) I have been experimenting with the play between yellow and blue that Vincent did so well. We’ve been treated to a little bit of late October sunshine, which intensifies at dawn and dusk, this is from my window.This painting…

  • Autumn view from my window

    Autumn for me is a series of searing brilliant images every day for weeks. Each one blows me away, I can’t believe what I am seeing, the vivid colors saturate my vision. Being a little lazy, I don’t get much plein aire done, but lucky for me, I have windows to look out. This is…