• 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

    sketchy trees update blog cover

    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…

  • Adventures,  Artwork,  Fun Fact Friday

    A Trip to Seneca Falls (Updated)

    River of Process painting in front of reference sculpture in Ludovico Sculpture Garden Seneca Falls NY

    My plans for the evening got derailed, so I’m switching gears for today’s blog post.  I’m re-sharing my adventure finding the Ludovico Sculpture Trail a couple years ago and then I’ve added the painting that was inspired by the trip at the end.  Enjoy! This weekend I went for a…

  • Adventures,  Painting Series,  Waterfall Wednesday

    Waterfall Wednesday: Stewart Falls

    Stewart Falls Waterfall Wednesday blog cover

    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: Chittenango Falls

    Chittenago Falls Waterfall Wednesday blog cover

    Chittenango Falls Overlook, photograph, 2018 Today’s featured waterfall is Chittenango Falls in Cazenovia, New York.  This waterfall is located in Central NY east of Syracuse in Chittenango Falls State Park. Chittenango Falls State Park is 193 acres.  It has multiple hiking trails, picnic areas, and places to fish.  At the top…

  • Adventures,  Waterfall Wednesday

    Waterfall Wednesday: Pratt’s Falls

    Pratt's Falls Waterfall Wednesday blog cover

    Mad Scientist, 19×25 pastel on black pastel paper, 2013 Happy Halloween!  It felt like since it is Halloween I should start out with some art that I’ve done that could be considered spooky just for fun.  These are two pieces that I thought would fit that theme.   Mad Scientist is one…