How Rose Frantzen inspires you to paint at her Alla Prima Workshop – Part II

Closeup of a Rose Frantzen painting,Vaulting the Disproportionate Illusion of a Transparent Wall.

This is part II of a two-part post and continues with the painting process Rose Frantzen modeled for us at the workshop. If you missed part I, you can see it here. Rose has tremendous energy. She moves around a lot while she paints, walking back and forth, turning around and sometimes fairly dancing with […]

How Rose Frantzen inspires you to paint at her Alla Prima Workshop – Part I

Rose Frantzen helping a student

Watching Rose Frantzen paint makes me wish I had another lifetime to practice. She is so inspiring. Seeing the article on Rose Frantzen in the November/December 2017 issue of Fine Art Connoisseur magazine reminded me of meeting her earlier this year.  I was privileged to see her begin the painting Vaulting the Disproportionate Illusion of […]

Just Peachy

My latest painting, Just Peachy, continues the series of paintings that combine still life and fabrics with elements of the landscape.  Sometimes life feels good on both the inside and the outside, the curtain is the symbolic veil between the two. The peaches are from our trees and tasted great. It’s a great motivator to […]