Journal



#2,354 Artwork Redux.

I’m updating our bedroom and decided I want to frame some old figure sketches I did in college, but they were all done in red and I want black. A big window makes a fine lightbox to make a duplicate just the way I want. I'm updating our bedroom and decided I want to frame some old figure sketches I did in college, but they were all done in red and I want black. A big window makes a fine... Read More



#2,306 Home with Rain and Paint.

The rain poured all day long and I had nothing on my agenda except to paint while a tea with lemon candle burned and thunder rumbled quietly and Ben tumbled and knocked around in the attic installing the supports for the new porch bed he made for me. I believe I’ll put these paintings in the shop in a week or two. They feel like summer and sunshine and I like that very much. Read More



#2,276 Painting Again.

It’s been so long since I had time to paint. I’ve got a rotten head cold that’s rendered me mostly useless today, so I used my uselessness to do something that made me feel happy. I pulled my old sketch pad out of my supply bag. And I painted the living room from Tuesday’s episode. It’s rough. I’m rusty. But that doesn’t matter. It matters that I did it. I’m making art again. Read More