Monday, August 30, 2010

Rocks & Foam

On a recent trip to Block Island, my husband and I hiked down Mohegan Bluffs to the beach below. The beach is absolutely beautiful because of all the colorful rocks that have been tumbled in the ocean waves to a smooth finish. Since it was a little difficult to take the rocks and climb back up the hill, I took several photos and was inspired to start a drawing from my photos. I'm working from the top photo. I am drawn to the foam from the waves encroaching the rocks on the shore. I am weaving the white of the foam among the stones and also embellishing the colors of the stones. Its another intricate piece, why am I so drawn to such intricate subject matter?!

Sunday, August 1, 2010

Samantha is going to New York City

I just found out that "Samantha" has been accepted into Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club's 114th Annual Exhibition at the National Arts Club in October. I'm very excited because this is the largest colored pencil portrait I've attempted. This is my third acceptance to CLWAC so I'm requesting full membership to the organization.