EVEN WHEN ALL SEEMS BLEAK, YOU CAN STILL INVITE COLOR INTO YOUR LIFE

EVEN WHEN ALL SEEMS BLEAK, YOU CAN STILL INVITE COLOR INTO YOUR LIFE

Color is power which directly influences the soul.Wassily KandinskyWith the ongoing global pandemic, I feel at times, that I have embarked on a voyage into the deep and foreboding unknown. I imagine that many of you share similar emotions. What lies ahead for all of...
THINK FLUORESCENT & PHOSPHORESCENT

THINK FLUORESCENT & PHOSPHORESCENT

I never met a color I didn’t like.Dale ChihulyWhy do fluorescent colors arrest my attention? I think it is because they are flamboyant, bodacious, conspicuous, vibrant and brilliant. “Look at me, look at me!” they beckon and I do. Yet I use them sparingly in my...
THINK MONOCHROME

THINK MONOCHROME

A colorful world is always a synonym for paradise. A grey or monocolored world is always a synonym for purgatory or hell…The diversity of color brings paradise.Friedensreich HundertwasserAre paintings in monochromes created because of a need to explore the subtle...
Life as a Trendsetter – As Featured in AZ Foothills Magazine

Life as a Trendsetter – As Featured in AZ Foothills Magazine

This has just been published in the Arizona Foothills titled: “Trendsetter to Know” and I thought I would share both the interviewer’s questions and my responses with you:  Arizona Foothills Trendsetter to Know: Ellen PalestrantName: Ellen...
THINK APRIPEACHARINE

THINK APRIPEACHARINE

One does a whole painting for one peach and people think just the opposite –that particular peach is but a detail.Pablo PicassoThis blog is a short exploration of three fairly similar colors named after fruits: apricot, peach and nectarine. Hence the title.Is apricot...