• Artwork

    Current Work in Progress

    I’ve been in a painting mood the past few days so today’s planned topic didn’t happen over the weekend.  So instead, I’ll give you a peek at what I’m currently working on.   There’s also a timelapse video of part of the earlier process.  (It’s a bit long even at super…

  • Artwork

    Sketchy Trees Update

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    Six months later, I’m still drawing Sketchy Trees!  I thought it would be a good time to look back at all of the drawings that I’ve completed in this series so far.  I haven’t reached the end of the series yet, so you can look forward to more drawings to…

  • Art Event,  Artwork

    Palettes of Keuka: Part 2

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    This week I’m sharing more about my painting process.  While I’m specifically speaking about painting the palette for the Palettes of Keuka in this blog post, I follow a similar process for other projects.  I’ve compiled pictures of the process and video clips from the 100 Day Project that showed…

  • About Artist,  Adventures,  Artwork

    Palettes of Keuka: Part 1

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    Guess what’s happening today!?  I’m a little excited!  (If you couldn’t tell.)  Bidding for the Palettes of Keuka opens today!!  When I was invited to participate in Palettes of Keuka this year I was so excited!  In honor of the bidding starting for this event, I’m sharing what inspired my…

  • Adventures,  Painting Series,  Waterfall Wednesday

    Waterfall Wednesday: Rocky Falls

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    Rocky Falls (top), photograph, 2018 For today’s featured waterfall – Rocky Falls – we are going back to Fall Creek Gorge (also called Ithaca Gorge) in Ithaca, New York.  Fall Creek Gorge is located right within the Cornell University campus and includes six named waterfalls – Ithaca Falls, Forest Falls, Foaming…

  • Adventures,  Painting Series,  Waterfall Wednesday

    Waterfall Wednesday: Stewart Falls

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    For today’s waterfall, we’re going back to Cascadilla Gorge in Ithaca, New York.  Stewart Falls is one of the main named waterfalls of this gorge (Giant’s Staircase is the other).  I found instances where both waterfalls were referred to as Cascadilla Falls, so for clarity sake I’ll continue to mention them using…

  • Adventures,  Painting Series,  Waterfall Wednesday

    Waterfall Wednesday: Bridge 7 Falls

    Bridge 7 Falls Waterfall Wednesday blog cover

    This is the waterfall that almost wasn’t for my project of 50 New York Waterfalls.  Bridge 7 Falls is located in Fillmore Glen State Park in Moravia, New York.  I visited this waterfall on the same day that I visited Carpenter Falls, Bucktail Falls, Tinker Falls, Pratt’s Falls and Stockbridge Falls.  Also in this…