Take one painting and call me in the morning. They’re more powerful than Xanax, and totally free of side effects.
As we ponder how to close the gender gap in the art world, I suggest that we stop apologizing for being women.
Ask an expert. Even better, look up some Hoppers yourself and try to make an informed guess. After all, art history is for everyone.
Who needs sleep? I do, of course. But I feel the likelihood of a spectacular night-sky event in my bones.
Teaching two students always requires more concentration than teaching six, but all three of us learned a lot.
Not correcting people is a special challenge in a tourist town, because people say the silliest things. Including me.
Get a grip, Customs and Immigration. Protect us from Nickleback and Celine Dion, not the mild-mannered watercolorists of this world.
In general, if you can’t find something to paint, it’s your mind that need adjusting, not the view.
This weekend I received a response from my blog post on brush cleaning that read: “Of course there is the option of not using paints/painting bases based on toxins to begin with.” All paints have two essential parts: pigments and binders. Historically, binders for paints were egg, wax, honey, or bitumen, with the occasional organic oil […]
Sarah Goodridge was a prolific Boston-based portrait miniature painter. She was successful enough to be able to afford a house on Beacon Hill and to support her invalid mother and orphaned niece. Nor was she forced to be an itinerant, as so many early 19th century American painters were. Miniatures are a fascinating subset of portrait […]