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Monthly Archives: March 2013

McKena, Breagan, Lauren

These young artists had a fun packed class today. They worked in their sketchbooks first. The girls applied layers of paint on the gesso they etched last week. The beach for the sand dollars came next. They painted the beach a variety of beiges and golds. Next week we’ll glue sand on the beach. Of…

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Lulu – in the process

This is Lulu – Linda Huskin’s furry friend. Lulu has left us. She is chasing rabbits in heaven. I am not finished yet – Lulu had a lot of that furry wire like hair down her back (which is typical of a Jack Russell) – I need to work on that part. I have really…

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My Sweet Emily

This is a note written by Emily Spurgers, one of my students.  Emily gave me this note last Thursday. And yes, my heart sang and leapt for joy! Emily is my “oldest student” – meaning I have had her the longest as a student. I have had her since she was 2, four years ago!…

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In the works

This is a piece I am in the process of creating. It is a nonobjective abstract in oil. It measures 30″x40.”  This one reminds me of my daughter – her strength and steadiness. Stephanie is very strong willed. All these characteristics represented in the saturated rich reds and oranges and geometric shapes. I don’t always…

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Dedicated to Robbi

This piece is finished. I dedicated to my niece, Robbi. In fact it is titled “Robbi.” It is a nonobjective abstract done in oil. It is 36″x48″. It has already sold. I love doing my “mental nonobjective abstracts.” They are very cathartic for me. Enjoy. “Art washes away from the soul the dirt of everyday…

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Friday 4:30 class

Evie and Sarah were in their usual artistic zen on Friday. Sarah worked on her “kodra” – cut paper art from Poland and Evie worked on her nonobjective palette knife. Class whizzed by as usual. Great job young artists!

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Thank you Lauren!

Lauren Carter donated her time and talent for the Cowboy True Art Show’s silent Auction – Friday April 5th. The Cowboy True Art Show is April 5-6th at the Bridwell Ag Center. Come on down and see some awesome artwork – saddles, bits, spurs, gun & knife engraving, paintings, sculpture, photography and more! Thank you…

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