• 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…

  • flag + red barn

    Happy Memorial Day!

    Patriotism is supporting your country all the time and your government when it deserves it. ~ Mark Twain

  • Surrealist Remedios Varo ~ A Dream Weaver

    There are clearly many reasons for the genius of Remedios Varo. She painted her dreams and much more. To the expansive "surreal" world of her time, Varo brought a little something extra. A knowledge of…