• deer skull

    Bones White + Black

    I wander the hills, at times finding animal bones that sustained coyotes I heard celebrating into the night. Knowing they howl when they make a kill, the bones are a stark confirmation ~ they do…

  • Green Glorious Green

    “Is the spring coming?” he said. “What is it like?” “It is the sun shining on the rain and the rain falling on the sunshine…” Frances Hodgson Burnett “The Secret Garden” Early early… the light is…

  • seraphine_louis-©countrywomanpaints

    Seraphine de Senlis, Visionary Artist

    Seraphine Louis (1864-1942) or "Seraphine de Senlis" was an artist during a time when women, especially impoverished women, never became "serious" artists. She was compelled to create soaring, lush paintings, some over two meters high.…

  • Casein Painting of the Meadow Deer

    This painting is a little diversion into casein. Casein is a water-based paint and contains casein, the protein in milk. You can read more about it here. As you might expect it has a lovely creaminess…