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Wonder Woman #52 (cover art by John Byrne)

Writing Assignment 1

How has the artist John Byrne been inspired by Baroque Art? Which artist’s  (region, dates and medium) influence can be seen in this Wonder Woman #52 cover?  In a short essay of 2-3 paragraphs describe the iconography, context, and composition of this piece. Connect it to an artist from the …

Linus at 3 months, acrylic on canvas.
October Snow, acrylic on canvas, 16"x20", 2012

Painting Faces and Hands

I started teaching at Classical Cottage School last week.  It has been 8 years since I set foot in a class room.  …

Zita, photo-montage, 2012.
Luciano, Acrylic on Paper, 20"x16", 2012.

Portraits 2012

2012 has been a lean year for painting with renewed focus on the garden and Smith Meadows Kitchen. Portraits have been on …

The Basil Beds 2012

The Garden at La Capretta 2012

The garden at La Capretta first took shape in 2009 when Lynsi Pasutti came as an apprentice here.  The first stages of …

G5

G5

G5, originally uploaded by Nancy Polo. Acrylic on Mat Board, 16″x20″, 2012.

Taking the fun out of it…

Taking the fun out of it…

On the Metro, Acrylic on Canvas Sheet, 18″x 24″ Art at the Mill is described as, “one of the premier art shows …

I just don’t Know

I just don’t Know

I had artist envy at a very early age.  My first-grade art teacher loved the work of a Korean girl in our …

Which Way is Up?

Which Way is Up?

Clumpy paints from years ago.  Bumpy canvas.  Stray brush hairs.  A paying job demands attention.  Immediate creative vertigo.  Swimming in cold weather, …