Winter/Spring Newsletter A Fresh Start For most of us the new year blows in with the cold realization that we have gained too much weight over the holidays. But I like to think of this energy shift in January‘s dark days as a clean sweep and the perfect opportunity to plot and plan my goals …

August is a great month for artsy activities. You’ve taken your family vacation. The camps are winding down. Kids are home for another month. It’s time for some local art activities.   Leanne Fink continues her workshop series, “A Toast to Your Inner Artist,” at Corcoran Brewing Company, 205 Hirst Road, Suite 105 in Purcellville. …

Western Loudoun Artists Studio Tour

A total art immersion weekend! Next week at this time over 60 artists will put the final touches on their studios or guest exhibit spaces in anticipation of the 11th annual Western Loudoun Artists Studio Tour. Saturday and Sunday, June 18th and 19th, from 10 to 5 artists across Loudoun County, Virginia open their doors …

Western Loudoun Artists Studio Tour

My artists studio tour stop is #26, Franklin Park Arts Center in Purcellville.  Loudoun County is a destination for the arts! At WLAST (Western Loudoun Artists Studio Tour) this year my studio is set up at Franklin Park. Please come out to visit me there. Let’s reconnect. I’ll show you what I’ve been working on …

Painting for Pleasure

The day has been so grey, damp and chilly that I decided to finish an oil painting I began a while ago. The rendering is loose. I had a great time playing with this bright color palette and thinking of Cezanne while I worked. It’ll be framed and up for sale at WLAST (Western Loudoun Artists …

Art Studio Tour

I am excited to announce that this will be my first year participating in the Western Loudoun Artists Studio Tour. My collection of original paintings (both oils and acrylic), drawings, prints and notecards will be on display to view and purchase at Franklin Park Arts Center in Purcellville, Stop #26. You will also be able …

The other day I was researching what colors are “in” this spring in terms of fashion and decorating. I ran across this great article by the Pantone people. Instead of paraphrasing, the link below will take you right to the horse’s mouth. If you are an artist, think about incorporating some of these great colors …

Selection of fine art for your home or office can play an important role in the movement of positive energy through your space. In the practice of feng shui we call this energy chi (qi). For example, you can walk into a room and feel that you don’t want to linger there and yet other …

Sunrise-Sunset A Juried Exhibit of Regional Artists Greetings to my fellow art enthusiasts, Now that the holidays are behind us, it’s time to plot and plan for February. I am pleased to announce that 2 of my paintings have been selected for my favorite art show of the year sponsored by the Middleburg Arts Council …