Monday, June 21, 2010
Four and a Quarter
Only when he no longer knows what he is doing, does the painter do good things, Edgar Degas. I love the quote from Degas, and hope that you do too.
Thursday, June 17, 2010
Hercules, Our Special Kitty
July 1996-June 12, 2010
We were so lucky that Hercules decided to live with us. After he suddenly appeared in our backyard, he never left. From then on, he was ours for keeps. Hercules brought love, joy, and laughter to our lives. He gave us peace, and comfort. His purity, and innocence, were constant reminders of the simple beauty of life. We were always impressed, and inspired, by his tremendous courage, and huge spirit. We miss Hercules more than words can say. He will live in our hearts forever.
Thursday, June 10, 2010
Happy birthday to my fabulous, wonderful, and ever supportive husband! Tomorrow is Brian's birthday. Here he is, when he is the most happy, going for a long run. Best wishes to Brian, for a very happy birthday, with lots more running, and birthdays to come!
Sunday, June 6, 2010
It's a Citrus Series
It's fun to work in a series. One painting leads to another. With endless possibilities, slight changes can be made to each painting. The end result can be a small, or large, series of related work. This citrus series is now framed, and ready to go to the Lafayette Gallery, for the new summer show!
Tuesday, June 1, 2010
Green and Gorgeous Santa Fe
We spent the Memorial Day weekend in Santa Fe, NM. Thanks to lots of unusual snow and rainfall, everything was green, with flowers growing everywhere. The top photo shows the Acequia Madre, which means mother ditch. It is gushing with water, when normally it is very dry. Next, we can see Canyon Rd, and lots of pretty flowering window boxes. Lastly here I am , standing under a big green and shady tree. It was all wonderful, beautiful, and just the way the beginning of summer should be.
Hope that everyone's long weekend was wonderful. With the beginning of summer, I'm looking forward to things slowing down, and having more time to paint. This was done very quickly, during a busy Memorial Day weekend.
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