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The Deep Woods Video - Inspiration

The Deep Woods Video - Inspiration

This video shows the inspiration for my Deep Woods paintings, part of the Fragile Earth series. 

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The Climate Change Clues Hidden in Art History - BBC Culture

The Climate Change Clues Hidden in Art History - BBC Culture

As the 1850s were drawing to a close, the artist Frederic Edwin Church was navigating off the Canadian coast of Newfoundland in preparation for his next painting. Read the article.  

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Messy Epiphany

Messy Epiphany

I was showing my granddaughter, who is an avid and prolific young artist of 5 years old, one of my more abstract expressionist landscape paintings, and she said "messy painting". I laughed and said, "yeah!" and we went on to other things. But later I realized that the whole world sees expressionism this way. As messy, and that painting that is "tight" is important to many people, perhaps because it shows evidence of proficiency. This explains the perennial desire for realism, and indeed the populace's fascination with photo-realism. But messy has its place. For one thing, the look is a...

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The Sierra Club: Climate Action Now

https://www.sierraclub.org/virginia

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Make your home more like home

Make your home more like home

Now that we spend more time than ever in our personal spaces, we begin to know "home" as more than simply a place to lay our head at night, to absentmindedly munch on potato chips, or Netflix and chill.For some of us, the change has been overwhelming. But take heart, the way to make your space as special as you are, is to find those specific objects that add a bit of personality, joy, mystery, or mysticism to your rooms. For those of you interested in creating a beautiful and inviting environment, here are some ideas to make the at-home...

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