Colorful Fridays–Fruity Green

“Are you green and growing, or ripe and rotting?” Ray Kroc (from Brainyquote) Many painters rely on Hooker’s Green for the precise replication of the trees of the forest and the grass of the fields but its origins are with the botanical artist renowned for his fruit depictions, William Hooker (1779-1832).  Hooker began mixing colors… Continue reading Colorful Fridays–Fruity Green

Sunday Slideshow–Percy Warner Park

Autumn in Percy Warner Park   Step out of the busy stressful everyday life for a drive through Percy Warner Park in the Fall.  Feed the Soul.  Prime the pump with inspiration. The one-way road winds around a hill to the top then down again.  The dense trees of the forest surrounding the road are… Continue reading Sunday Slideshow–Percy Warner Park

Spotting

“Its not what you look at that matters, its what you see.”—Henry David Thoreau  (from Creatingminds.org) Taking the time to simply observe surroundings can lead to some delightful surprises.  Artist’s visual skills will see the pattern or the image in unusual places every time.  Designs in frost on the window, patterns in park benches, faces… Continue reading Spotting