“Imitation is not inspiration, and inspiration only can give birth to a work of art.”                                                                                   … read more.

The Art Process


At any stage of the art process, the artist can step back and view the work.   “Always ask yourself, “Is it dark enough? Is it light enough? What if I…?”                                            … read more.

Dubuque Balloons


My husband and I were in Dubuque Iowa, at the Grand Harbor Hotel, celebrating our 45th Wedding Anniversary. We took a stroll on the Mississippi River Walk being bathed in warm light by the late afternoon sun. The concrete surface glowed with various shades of salmon color. All the street lamps lined… read more.