It’s the holiday season, and I’m thinking about workshops. Yeah!
I feel like a kid who just got socks for Christmas instead of the toy I really wanted.
“Up Ship Creek,” oil on canvasboard, by Carol L. Douglas If you were to clone Aroostook County, stamp it out an infinite number of times, and suck out all the people and most of the potatoes and roads, you would have created Alaska. Oh, you’d need to crumple your finished drawing too, for Alaska is […]
From this distance, Denali is less a presence than a shimmering mirage floating above the horizon. How does one paint what doesn’t even seem possible?
Clouds are a terrific, rampaging part of the landscape, and often the best part of a composition.
Jurying is subjective, illogical, and unfathomable, so don’t pin your hopes on any one event.
Style is a very slow thing in coming, and it requires its own space to evolve.
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.
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?