I’ve always seen fall as a time for learning something new. I suppose it goes back to school days. That empty notebook, waiting for inspiration. New teachers offering insights into undiscovered topics. Classes that beg you to open your wallet to explore a new media. The Art supply store, full of students with endless supply… Continue reading Newness
It’s been a very busy plein air painting season down here in Florida. I was fortunate to be able to take some fine workshops this winter. Most recently with the amazingly talented Joseph Mcgurl. Here we are watching Joe, at Myakka State Park, where we had a lesson on matching colors. Our goal was to… Continue reading Disappearing Painting
I will be participating in a Plein Air event at Kingsland Park in Nutley, NJ this Saturday.
Painting outdoors has completely destroyed me. Seriously, I don’t know if I can sit patiently, hours on end, meticulously rendering nature indoors anymore! Ha, I know what you’re thinking; Susan you’re a botanical artist, you might go outside and study a specimen, recording it in a notebook or check your color mixes in natural sunlight… Continue reading Plein Air
Tomorrow night, this years ASBA exhibition will open at a new venue in NY. The New York Design Center will host this exhibition through December at 1st Dips Gallery. I am really excited to have had my painting of a Gladiola juried into this prestigious event. If your in New York please stop in this… Continue reading 18th International Society of Botanical Artist Exhibition
If your in the Catskills stop by CAS in Livingston Manor for their Members show. Its a great venue with some terrifically talented artist. I have two watercolor paintings hanging. While in Livingston Manor check out the Fly Fishing Museum!