“Try everything that can be done. Be deliberate. Be spontaneous. Be thoughtful and painstaking. Be abandoned and impulsive. Learn your own possibilities.” George Bellows Bellows’s fame came early and has proved long lasting. At the age of twenty-three, he attained membership in the National Academy of Design, and at the age of thirty-one became aContinue reading “#FridayPainting: Shore House by George Wesley Bellows”
“The woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those who sang the best.” John James Audubon Herons are magnificent creatures. The quote was especially meaningful to me – we all need to sing our song with joy and expectation.
“I want to touch people with my art. I want them to say ‘he feels deeply, he feels tenderly’.” Vincent Van Gogh I begin each day by stopping by my daily art calendar to unveil the painting of the day. Even my morning coffee must wait until I have taken this moment of “painting meditation.”Continue reading “#FridayPainting:Imperial Fritillaries in a Copper Vase by Vincent van Gogh”