I realized a simple fact: I love to teach there, my students love to paint there, and their families love to be there. So we will be offering the workshop from August 6-11, 2017, and you should sign up soon.
Occasionally I’ll see an older couple together, walking with obvious solicitude toward each other. That devotion and mutual support seems to me to be as precious as a newborn baby.
Answered prayer can be big or small but it always leaves you chuffed.
A student asked me what a Jack Pine is. “Something Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven painted,” I answered. Turns out it’s a real thing. Who knew?
The tinkle of broken pastels is the saddest sound known to mankind. A single stick can range from $3.50 to $7.00 and a good artist might carry more than a hundred of them.
Who needs sleep? I do, of course. But I feel the likelihood of a spectacular night-sky event in my bones.
My pal is a righteous church-going grandmother from Pittsburgh. Yesterday, she was offered money to perform an immoral act. Just part of the annual craziness of the dog days of summer. But here in Maine, it’s cool and breezy, which is a big reason you should come paint with me.
In my home state of New York, people wear black clothes. They believe that black flatters, is timeless, doesn’t show dirt (and there’s a lot of it) and goes with anything. I hate black clothes, personally. I think black makes me look like an old Italian lady who should be sporting a gold tooth and […]
Although the snow last night belies it, it’s that time of year when we pull out our paint kits and organize them for the coming season. I’ve been out once with Corinne McIntyre’s mid-coast group of Plein Air Painters of Maine (PAPME). Next Wednesday Peter Yesis, Renee Lammers and I plan to meet in Rockport […]
There are times when I completely lose the thread. That’s my only excuse for forgetting to tell you about my painting classes in Rockport, which start next Tuesday. These classes will run from 10 AM to 1 PM in my Rockport studio. The session is six weeks long, and the fee is $230. If you’re […]