THE RED LINE

  This 9 x 7 feet painting took ten years in the making! close to be finished …   At first sight a simplistic and innocent painting, but one of the characteristics of many of my work is to paint it in a way that is “slightly off!” What is slightly “off” here, is that…

ALL SEASONS – SPRING HAS BEGUN

    The link this week is open from Sunday March 25 through Wednesday March 28 till 7pm, Pacific time Hello All Seasons Bloggers, Lovely images in your posts for All Seasons! I always have a great time keeping up with your seasons and reading your stories! If I have missed to reply on some…

ON A BENCH IN THE SUN

  A short post to begin with this week, but … who knows more will be added later. Am beginning to feel what the Northern people go through every winter. All I want right now is to sit on a chair or bench in the sun …. because on Tuesday SPRING BEGAN!      …

ALL SEASONS – UPSIDE DOWN IN MARCH

    Hello All Seasons bloggers, This is the Sunday  of the time change in the USA. The link this week is open from Sunday March 11 through Wednesday March 15 till 7 pm, Pacific time. Thank you for your delightful and amazing posts! Such a pleasure to read about your Seasons! On this end…

RAINBOW LINES, SUNDAY TREE, and TEXTURE

RAINBOW LINES Oil, 24 x 30 inch, Lion and Lamb © StGermain One Word Sunday: Lines So much of art is on an adult or abstract level. A child is normally about 9-10 years old when he/she is able to think on an abstract level. Much of what they hear about faith is on an…

Rules and possibilities (WEEKEND JOURNAL PAGE)

 WEEKEND JOURNAL PAGE IF YOU PLAY, BUILD, TRANSFORM, THEY WILL COME For the months of Nov. and Dec. I gave you some possibilities, posted here so you don’t have to look them up   The weekend Journal page began when I realized I  neglected my art in blogging, while that had been the first intent to…

WHITE IN THE DARKNESS (DEC 24)

LIGHT SHINES AT ITS BRIGHTEST N THE DARKNESS that is what happened at Christmas   Last year when looking at some lighted houses, on a cold night in Jackson,  we saw this cute little one with white trim and a white door One Word Sunday Photo – white,  Thurs. Door       Oil, 6…

WEEKEND JOURNAL PAGE DEC 8, 2017

It was a shock when a visitor to my studio in August, wanting to buy one of my plein air paintings. Could not be more surprised, because I paint them during my vacation at “wherever we are” regarding them as my vacation snapshots. I should pay more attention to my plein airs! A pretty accurate…

ALL SEASONS – BROWSING IN OCTOBER

                                  Hello ALL SEASONS bloggers, The link this week is open Sunday Oct. 22 – Wednesday Oct. 25 to 7 pm, Pacific time Thank you all for your beautiful or witty, thoughtful, and interesting posts from last week! Please remember, if you don’t hear anything from me by Thursday (US time) , it is because…

AMADOR 2017

  Last year I did a post on Amador County, where hubby and I live on an unpaved road, after having lived for  3 decades in Los Angeles’ suburbs. The reason for this culture shock was to have space to do bigger paintings. Still haven’t given up the specialty stores like Trader Joe,, Aaron Brothers,…

SOMETHING NEW at a HAPPY FOURTH

      On Tuesday it’s Independence Day for the USA-ers. A happy 4th!         Sometimes a new surrounding brings you to a new way of looking at things. Had to go to another continent, to consider this color for my plein air paintings. For you, door-buffs at Norm’s Thurs. Doors, this…

MAGNIFICENT MOUNTAINS

  TO  all the Fathers: A HAPPY FATHERS DAY!   Ready for high mountains and waterfalls ?     One of my non-digital pics. These may be the Cathedral Rocks, but I’m not sure. Xmas trees galore:) Sitting on these rocks in front of the river in Yosemite National Park to paint this scene, with…