Opening Up Shop

This is the big week.  I finally opened an Etsy shop and posted some of my paintings for sale.  (Yay!!)  Just about everything in the shop is in note card format for now, even though I could have prints made in a larger format if need be. So why am I not jumping up and down…

Painting a Day

I get these emails from an artist named Duane Keiser.  They’re called “painting a day” emails because, in theory, the artist paints one new work a day and then sells it for relatively little money online.  It used to work that way, but the paintings have been less frequent for the last year. Anyway, Keiser’s…

Monk by the Sea

Take a look at this painting: It’s called Monk by the Sea, and I loved it from the first time I saw it during a college art history class.  It flashed up on the projection screen during a dark, sleep-inducing class.  The sky was a luminous mix of rainy day color, not flat like the…