Portraying an Essence

Portraying an Essence

“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.”  Edgar Degas I daydream about painting huge abstract florals from real bouquets. All sorts of luscious flowers take their turn in a vintage pitcher set atop a tall antique table near my canvas and paints. Bathed in morning sunlight traveling through my studio window panes, their long shadows …

A Series of Small Things…

A Series of Small Things…

“Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.” Vincent Van Gogh This work in progress is a great example of that quote by Vincent Van Gogh. Sometimes it’s really hard to understand or ‘know’ why a piece is working or not working. It comes down to listening to your intuition. In this particular abstract, there are …