Hockney Pool record sale A record may be broken this week as one of British artist David Hockney’s Pool paintings goes up for auction. The estimate is that it will go for about $80 million ! Take a look here for more details.  And you can read and see more about an exhibit of Hockney’s work I saw in NYC at the Metropolitian last year by clicking here  and  here.



We had another session of Bold Expressive Portraits yesterday and everyone did beautiful work.  Portraits scare most people but if you approach them with the wild abandon of Expressionism you just can’t go wrong.  What fun!!!!!!!!!!


More with Georgia O’Keeffe….and the amazing show at the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh.

We saw several of her paintings that we hadn’t seen before and they were wonderful.  I especially like the figure one and the Evening Star.


Yesterday I had the chance to see a delightful exhibit at the North Carolina  Museum of Art in Raleigh. 20181110_074039.jpg

It was unexpected and such a nice experience.  I will share some of the images with you all over the next few days.  Enjoy!





I’m back in Raleigh for the 2018 Art of the Carolinas and last night I tried something new….Print Making. I took a workshop with Amy Nack, a print maker from Boise, Idaho.  We did Fine Art Nature Printing.  It was fun and very different from anything I have done before.  Fun to try something new.


We have two really FUN Paint Parties coming up.  First, this  Sunday, November 11th at 1 pm we will do Bold Expressive Portraits.  (Click here to register.) You send a photo and we’ll have the canvas sketched and ready to go when you arrive!  What could be easier or more fun than that?!  Next, we have Pie!  Yes, PIE!  We’ll create these delicious paintings on November 18th at 2 pm.  You choose which you prefer, pumpkin or cherry.  And this one is good for most ages.  Click here for more info and to register.

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