Think Purple

Think Purple

  The Purple Cow I NEVER saw a Purple Cow; I never hope to See One; But I can Tell you, Anyhow, I’d rather See than Be One. Gelett Burgess (1866 – 1951) If I decide to paint a purple cow, or a purple hippo or elephant, I might hesitate for just a few moments to...
THINK RED

THINK RED

Say “red”… and there are fifty people listening, it can be expected that there will be fifty reds in their minds, And one can be sure that all these reds will be different. Josef Albers   Red is a primary color. If you combine it with yellow, you get orange, with...
THINK GOLD

THINK GOLD

I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o’er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils… William Wordsworth I like to use gold paint in some of my paintings to add shimmering highlights. These iridescent, metallic shades can...
CONVERSATIONS & CONVERGENCES.

CONVERSATIONS & CONVERGENCES.

The best conversation is that which may be called thinking aloud. William Hazlett My own, interior conversations emanate from whispered thoughts that pop into my mind without an invitation. Some of these come to the surface seeking further exploration. Though silent,...
THE VELOCITY OF CURIOSITY

THE VELOCITY OF CURIOSITY

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe. John Muir   To the Spirit of the Senses Come the Curious In a previous blog in November of 2018 which followed three days of Spirit of the Senses salons in New...