Category Archives: abstract

Preparing for the Studio Tour

I’ve spent the last few days preparing for the studio tour next weekend.  This painting, METEOR SHOWER, is one of my favorites.  I am continuing to use the layered technique that I have been experimenting with along with some scratching

Preparing for the Studio Tour

I’ve spent the last few days preparing for the studio tour next weekend.  This painting, METEOR SHOWER, is one of my favorites.  I am continuing to use the layered technique that I have been experimenting with along with some scratching

Where Did This Come From?

This new painting has roots in other designs I used in my quiltwork.  For many years I did quilted and embroidered pieces that has the same linear layout as this painting.  For example, this quilted and embroidered piece from many

Where Did This Come From?

This new painting has roots in other designs I used in my quiltwork.  For many years I did quilted and embroidered pieces that has the same linear layout as this painting.  For example, this quilted and embroidered piece from many

A new painting

Another painting on canvas.  I don’t often use solid layering, but on this piece, I wanted to scrape into the paint to reveal the underlying color.  I used red oxide along with some yellow to give me a lovely background to

A new painting

Another painting on canvas.  I don’t often use solid layering, but on this piece, I wanted to scrape into the paint to reveal the underlying color.  I used red oxide along with some yellow to give me a lovely background to

You are my Sunshine

Yesterday was rather overcast, so this painting brightened up the day at the gallery walk and found a new home.  It is recent, done with the same layering technique as I have used in other paintings.  Much of the texture

You are my Sunshine

Yesterday was rather overcast, so this painting brightened up the day at the gallery walk and found a new home.  It is recent, done with the same layering technique as I have used in other paintings.  Much of the texture

Welcome to my studio

Welcome to my studio blog…studio 18 art.   I’m just getting started on this, so stay tuned! I worked on this painting for the past few days.  I applied many, MANY, layers of paint, removing bits along the way to

Welcome to my studio

Welcome to my studio blog…studio 18 art.   I’m just getting started on this, so stay tuned! I worked on this painting for the past few days.  I applied many, MANY, layers of paint, removing bits along the way to