It’s very nice to visit your aunt and uncle in Vermont in the fall. Here’s one of the views you might see just before you find a hillside covered in leaves. You might decide to roll down the hill. When you reach the bottom, place a crown of leaves upon your head!
Here’s a preview of my new painting for the Gallery New World Stages Elements in Red Exhibition. The show will run till March 31. Details
My dad sent me a book about Japanese Bird-and-Flower Paintings by Ito Jakuchu! It’s called Colorful Realm, and it catalogues a special exhibition at the National Gallery of Art. You can see the book here.
Jakuchu’s paintings are breathtaking. One of his techniques involves painting on the underside of the image, which makes it luminous. After looking through the book for a while, I made these two pieces:
You can find the first of these pieces in my etsy shop.