Hillcrest Farmers Market San Diego

The Hillcrest farmers’ market moved in closer to our church and so we had to change our service time to 9:30 a.m. because there is some parking available at this hour. So, on Sunday mornings I do art exhibits out in front of the church along with our coffee cart...
Donna Zagotta’s Watercolor Paints

Donna Zagotta’s Watercolor Paints

Looking at this new set of opaque watercolors gets my inspiration juices flowing! What yummy colors! When I was browsing through an art magazine I found this painting by Donna Zagotta and it made me wonder how she came about doing what she does with paint. I found a...

I-125 at Mission Gorge Rd.

That sounds kind of painterly! Today is a cold, windy and rainy day and I’m reminded of this little painting that I did many Februaries ago. I was coming home, off of the freeway and there before me was this scene that I took some mental notes of and as soon as...

Hearts Afloat

I saw a painting I liked, it was at a doctor’s office, and while I was in the waiting room I scribbled down some notes of how it was formatted . I didn’t get around to trying to do a painting like it for a couple of years,and the notes I took didn’t...
Grumbacher Watercolor Palette

Grumbacher Watercolor Palette

When I painted the house upon the hill in 1958, I know that it was because my high school art teacher gave me a set like this  Grumbacher watercolor palette. Of course back then the palette was made out of tin instead of plastic. I loved the colors silver and gold in...
Somerset Studio Apprentice article

Somerset Studio Apprentice article

I am so excited I feel like doing a big stretch like this one of my neice, Kaili! I will soon be publish in a Somerset Studio magazine this coming Spring and today I finished the two articles that I was asked to write about my coffee collages to be used in the...