Heirloom Tomato Love drawing things that do not move, ever. I first saw this tomato in Earth Fare Market sitting on top of a mound of ordinary looking toms – priced at $4.49 a pound. It felt like going to the animal shelter with all the dogs calling ‘pick me, pick me’. How could I…… Continue reading Drawing Class: Tomato Study August 2017
Pear Study Carol A. More Charcoal, watercolor, pastels on sized Stonehenge paper 8″ x 6″ All good things must end….. I was so sad to receive news that my drawing teacher, Paul, would be taking a few months off to prepare for two important shows this fall. Yes, I pouted and yes, I selfishly…… Continue reading A pear…charcoal, watercolor, pastels – in that order
Bingo! Collage on a book cover 6″ x 4″ Carol A. More, Artist So, this posted collage has absolutely nothing to do with what I want to tell you. Nothing whatsoever. It’s true … and false at the same time I’ve been feeling a bit intuitive lately about a couple of 3-D art pieces I…… Continue reading Collage Express – aka HUMILITY!
Charcoal Willow Drawing Stix Learning to draw I quietly began my drawing lessons a month and a half ago, with Paul Blankinship. Paul was highly recommended as one of the best teachers of drawing. No pretenses, no claims of wizardry, but an impeccably clean studio, organized lesson plans, professional knowledge and his success in the…… Continue reading Drawing lessons!
Rust Carol A. More, Artist 2017 “We both know what memories can bring They bring diamonds and rust….” Ah yes, one of my all time favorite songs (those would be the songs I sing loudly and not so elegantly in my truck) by Joan Baez, whining about her failed relationship with Bob Dylan. No…… Continue reading Diamonds & Rust: Assemblage!
“Heartache I” Carol A. More, Artist cold wax, oil, found ephemera on oil paper 2017 – NFS Tears, a study I began to create art (in a frenzy) during a time in my life when everything I believed was true was anything but. I had never felt so lost, betrayed and left behind. Nothing at…… Continue reading Tears, a small study in art by Carol A. More 2017
“Class Reunion” Carol A. More, Artist 2017 Yep, I took another art class and I think I have this ‘thing’ figured out. It has to do with managing my expectation. So, based on the sorry, self-pitying attitude I copped in my cold wax/oil painting class two months ago, I sat myself down before this weekend’s…… Continue reading UGH…another art class with drama from my inner critic