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This altered watercolor was growing over a year inside me before it was finally ready to come to life. Parts are painted; areas cut away to reveal another layer below; lots of stitching and beads for embellishment. It tells the story of the land where I live– mountains and waters, a rich hiheritage historically and … [View Details]
This watercolor on 300# cold pressed Fabriano is yet another painting of my vagabond friend from over 40 years ago. After about a half dozen paintings, some of which are not show-worthy, i have learned a lot about this colorful character. Perhaps in so doing, I have learned more about myself…..
This continues the growing series of dual paintings cut and reassembled by weaving the parts, unpredictably exciting.
In what became a rather abstract piece, two completed painting were put to the knife and sliced in opposite directions and then woven together in a random pattern. The result was fun and unpredictable.
This watercolor on yupo depicts what the Cherokee called the wild apricot. They used the fruit for a food source. They were in such abundance near our Tennessee home that the Cherokee referred to the area as Ocoee, which means “land of the wild apricot.”
2018 and a beautiful winter blue moon. This woven watercolor hints at the chill in the air as the blue moon comes to coolness.
Over the past year I have painted or drawn this individual at least a half dozen times. I met him 40+ years ago when he was about my current age. I revisited John by re-reading old letters and doing the renderings. It seemed with each painting I was discovering yet another layer of his complex … [View Details]
This floral features the passion flower or wild apricot. Rather than a simple rendering, I have used at least three different paintings that I have cut and arranged and stitched in the traditional log cabin quilting pattern.
This sweet neighbor took this delicate perch and basically begged to be noticed. For me, noticing also means painting in this case. Since she was catching the sun on her back in early morning, I gave it this title.
This bright and sunny watercolor represents something new for me. It’s the first time I have put so many figures together in a single image. After all the years I have done watercolor, I find there are so many ways to grow in the medium. The scene here is a local dock-side restaurant where folks … [View Details]