A little departure from my usual botanical theme…. tail feathers. Graphite drawing on Bristol smooth paper, 19″ x 24″ The process: It took many hours and an unusual amount of patience to finish this drawing, but I am happy with … Continue reading
Graphite powder on Ampersand panel
The Soft Nest is part of the Studio 155 group exhibit, ‘Contemplating the Sweetness of Grass and the Startling Brevity of Life’ at the ADAH ROSE GALLERY in Kensington, MD until June 8, 2014. The show (featuring my Tulip painting) was … Continue reading
Three 5″ x 5″ panels may be small, but I love the statement they make together. One of my favorite subjects, Tulips!
I started out with one rose, the top middle one (see post below: Rose) and now the collection has grown to six individual panels, two 6″ x 6″, two 5″ x 5″ and two 7″ x 5″. scans above – … Continue reading
For these pebble drawings I used both pencil and graphite dust on 5″ x 7″ panels by Ampersant. Each panel is sprayed with protective fixative, so the graphite will never smudge and the drawings are UV protected. The scans … Continue reading
One in every coat pocket, smooth and round. My mother collected small stones on beaches, in parks, in gardens. Some are from Paris, some from New Hampshire and some from Washington. An international collection. She rubbed them between her fingers … Continue reading
March 30th, cherry blossoms should be getting ready to put on a show here in Washington, but this year is different. We are having rain, sleet, snow this weekend. A few daffodils and other early bulbs have started to bloom, … Continue reading