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Compositions Called “Zoomies” — & How They Came to Be

The artist in the White Mountains, NH circa 1988 with their 1982 BMW R80 named "Schwarz" all loaded with camping equipment Above: © 1991 Daryl D. Johnson, Wind & Ash — Mt. Washington, Oils on Canvas, 32 x 54″ My husband and I did a lot [...]

By |2021-05-27T19:51:05+00:00May 27th, 2021|Inspiration, Landscapes, Oil Paintings, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Compositions Called “Zoomies” — & How They Came to Be

When a Sketchbook is a Love Letter

I'm participating in The Sketchbook Project run by the Brooklyn Art Library in my birthplace, New York City. Artists purchase a sketchbook from them, use any medium, then register and submit their sketchbook to this Global Art Library. "We are more than just a project. We are [...]

By |2021-04-28T16:27:08+00:00April 28th, 2021|In Progress, Inspiration, Landscapes|Comments Off on When a Sketchbook is a Love Letter

When You Get A Postcard From Helen Frankenthaler

Last year I was sorting through books, doing a hard cull down before packing to move. The art books were the toughest to let go. I had so many, and inherited even more from my Mom several years ago. Her collection included Asian Art, art from Latin America, [...]

By |2021-04-07T20:51:29+00:00March 31st, 2021|Artists, Inspiration, Notes from Life|Comments Off on When You Get A Postcard From Helen Frankenthaler

Great Art Can Inspire You for a Lifetime

Visual artists are surrounded with art - mostly their own - and I am always curious what creations from other artists catch their eye and become part of their collection. Discerning eyes. This post is about a particular piece in my collection. When I was 10 years old [...]

By |2021-02-25T17:40:29+00:00February 25th, 2021|In the Studio, Inspiration|Comments Off on Great Art Can Inspire You for a Lifetime

Looking at Brushstrokes

Brushstrokes: Footprints to Understanding Wondering what the brushwork that provides the texture, direction, depth of paint, etc. on a canvas surface can help tell the story of a piece. Artists have a lot of tools to use: color, composition, subject matter, perspective... The brush can leave an expressive [...]

By |2019-01-30T14:09:03+00:00January 29th, 2019|In Progress, Inspiration, Oil Paintings|Comments Off on Looking at Brushstrokes
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