Hollis Dunlap is treading a well-worn path, but he’s doing it as well as any living painter.
The biggest difficulty I ever face is getting into the wrong group of artists and trying to live up to their standards. It never works.
It’s galling to see the Art Establishment gleefully going on in their merry misogynistic way. But until women get wall space in galleries and museums, they’re not going to achieve the prices they deserve.
The honest painter thinks about rocks’ color and fracture patterns, and doesn’t just throw in a generic rock face in the general area it’s needed.
“The Alaska Range,” oil on canvas board, by Carol L. Douglas Neither rain nor snow nor threat of sleep deprivation shall keep us from our appointed rowdiness. Mary and I coined that as our trip’s slogan. It’s insane. Mary has a cold and I’m feeling an irksome scratchiness to the throat. We can afford […]
Light snow above the Arctic Circle, by Carol L. Douglas. I didn’t even know I had a bucket list, let alone that painting above the Arctic Circle was on it. But as I crossed the Yukon River, I realized that no amount of bad road was going to stop me from seizing this opportunity. […]
Style is a very slow thing in coming, and it requires its own space to evolve.
If you insist on spring cleaning, of course your paintings will look dirty in comparison. If they’re valuable, send them to an expert. If not, you’ve finally found a good use for Wonder bread.
Yesterday Bobbi Heath asked me if I want to go to Stonington next Friday to deliver our work for the Penobscot East Resource Center’s 7th annual buoy auction. I’ve participated in this event for several years, since it’s an organization I believe in. “Are you finished with yours yet?” she asked in an all-too-perky tone. I […]
Earlier this winter Susan Renee Lammers stopped by our new house for the first time. Exclaiming over our clawfoot tub, she asked, “Can I paint this someday?” I thought it might be interesting, but since we live where there are so many beautiful landscapes, it was pretty low on the list. Turns out Renee got […]