February 2019

January 30, 2019

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These four artworks were made in the order they’re shown by a current student of mine. She’s just begun a series on donuts after seeing a painting of one that inspired her. They’re hanging in the student area of my studio, and I get to look at them all the time.  I love their progression, …Continue Reading

January 2019

January 1, 2019

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IT’S A NEW YEAR! And many things will be coming at us fast and hard.  How do we slow down?  How do we make the connections with our interests and ourselves that are meaningful? As we discover our curiosity about things, do we take a moment, an hour, or a week to follow through with …Continue Reading

December 2018 Flow

December 14, 2018

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS! I wish you time spent finding your flow. The student of mine who made this drawing came to me looking for a place to learn drawing skill.  She didn’t say it at the time but I think she also came looking for a safe place where she could simply be in the sensation …Continue Reading

The Ease of Simplicity – Featured on KQED

December 6, 2018

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    The Ease of Simplicity is a two-minute Perspective piece that aired on November 30, 2018.  It’s about trying to keep it simple – in art and in life.  Here is a picture of the drawing that I talk about.  You’ll find it by clicking on the title above.

April 2018 The Ease of Simplicity

April 3, 2018

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The Ease of Simplicity   My lovely Sunday afternoon student came to paint this weekend. She’s been working with me for about twenty years. (!) I can’t really call her a student anymore. She’s become a friend, and an artist. In her calm, extremely thoughtful, and right-minded way she’s also a powerhouse in the business …Continue Reading