Sunday, June 28, 2009

One more week...

I better get crackin'. This painting is too big to work on in my studio (tiny tiny studio).

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Update with bad puns

Here is the painting so far. I am struggling with the glass cake stand. I really hope I can finish this painting.

On my way back to Colony Hall (on my bike!?!) I saw an actual fork in the road.

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Sunday roundup

I made it to the yarn store in Harrisville. It was a beautiful drive through rural NH to the mill town of Harrisville. They sell the yarn in the store to make "hardy new england sweaters". I really have little need for "hardy new england sweaters" so I bought some fingering weight yarn to make some kind of mittens. I loved all the colors.
sunset on the walk to my studio
Mount Modanock in fog...

I have been painting ALOT. I'll have some progress shots soon.

Thursday, June 18, 2009


this is the gazebo right up from my studio. I eat my lunch there on a pretty day. We have had 2 sunny days thus far. Today it is raining....
Here is the inside of my lunch basket. They love Thermos products here. We had soup, cookie, and a sandwich.

field trip to the cabin

Yesterday was sunny, so I decided to explore....

I headed down from my studio to MacDowell's Cabin. This is a log cabin studio built for Edward MacDowell at the turn of the century. I am not sure if anyone ever used it. It is amazingly preserved- furniture and all. I love how massive it is for a small 10"x 12" studio.

Basketball in the wild

One of the sculptor, Will Lamson, created this awesome basketball hoop for the field. I love the scale and size of the piece. It almost looked like it made sense there...

Saturday, June 13, 2009

More photos!

Mount Monadnock

Wild iris...

It was finally sunny today and I went for a little field trip to the amphitheatre.

an assortment of photos

Colony Hall- This is where we eat breakfast and dinner, check our mail, have lectures, play ping pong, etc.
The library is the home of wireless.
This is my lunch basket. It magically shows up at my studio everyday around noon. Yum!

Scenes from the studio


This painting is 6' x 9'. I made the jello and the background and Brooke helped take the pictures. The tentative title is "jell-o shot." Let me know if you have some better title ideas...

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Cheney Haney part 2

The gate to my studio
Here is the inside of the studio. Around the fireplace are plaques with everyone who has been in the studio since 1900. There are some intimidating names who called Cheney home.

Screened in porch
view from the porch

So I am here in New Hampshire. MacDowell is lovely and the food is fantastic! It is raining today, but yesterday was beautiful. Here are some pictures of my studio, Cheney. Let me know if you have some questions. I'll take some photos of my room and the public spaces soon.

Friday, June 5, 2009

Da Bombe

It is done! It is an ice cream bombe. This painting is 24" x 36" acrylic on canvas....

No painting is happening in the studio right now. All of my paint is in transit to New Hampshire. I am leaving on Monday morning for MacDowell.

I will do many posts from the colony.....

Monday, June 1, 2009

Draw! New York

So I am teaching an intersession class in August. The class will take place in NYC and we are going to draw for a good 10 days. I am hosting a blog for the class. Eventually my students will be posting their own content to the blog.

I posted today about NYC's oldest trees and an interactive pizza map/ blog. Check out Draw New York blog as well! If you see any interesting articles, blogs, or websites about NYC- let me know.

highway eye candy

An interested Loutopia reader sent me this... I love crazy reflections. Send them on in!