I painted this "out in the field" last year. I've always liked it, because the flowers came out looking a little like butterflies. I made a few subtle changes to it today and propped it up on the mantle to consider it further.
Craig Srebnik demonstration that he did from a photo of a garden in Paris.
I can't say enough good things about Srebnik. His lectures are full of valuable information (and some wry wit too). I'm a big fan.
Pam Flanders studio sale. Pam's professional organizer friend Michelle Dawson suggested a couple of years ago that Pam turn her front room into her studio/gallery. It's a remarkable and novel idea and one that makes a lot of sense. Why not use the space that you have to do what you love? (Michelle on left, Pam on right)
(Moofie wants to be an LOL cat).
(Top Photo) Painting: Celeste Bergin, Flowers at the Gorge White House, oil on 6x8 canvas panel