Watching harness racing at the state fair is like stepping back in time one hundred years. Makes me feel like I should be wearing a long dress and corset and singing Camptown Races. The Indiana Pacers basketball team is named after these horses. In the early days of the team, they played in the arena […]
One of the things I’ll be painting this summer is Fair Food. My diet is very controlled so I’m painting things I’d never dream of putting in my mouth. Like these candied apples, which to me are pretty but deadly. Does anyone really eat these things? When I was a kid, we thought the caramel […]
Is it just me, or do other artists spend 90% of their studio time working on the last 10% of the painting? If I painted for ten hours, the piece would look almost finished after one hour. I could slap it into a frame and most people wouldn’t notice it wasn’t “finished.” They might even […]
Fortunately I had my camera with me the day I saw this Harley in a parking lot at the Indiana State Fair. I’m not a motorcycle person, but this thing was a work of art. It was gorgeous. The chrome was blindingly shiny, reflecting sky and clouds and earth. The painting is small, only 9 […]
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