SEE CAROL’S WORK IN PERSON

Dear Visitors, 2022 has some great art shows coming up now that the Pandemic is in remission.I am always on the walls of Gallery 24 in Los Gatos CA – Gallery24LosGatos.comand my work that’s there or in their archives can be purchased online or put aside for in-person viewing at the gallery.BTW Gallery 24 is a project of the Los Gatos Morning Rotary, and without LGMR and the building’s generous owners, this gallery would never be possible with today’s retail space rents. I for one am so grateful to have such a beautiful gallery in which to hang my work. …

The Art of the Commission

Often my clients wish for a commissioned work to capture a beloved pet or a treasured moment in time. There are many ways to accomplish that of course. But those who hire me know that I’m exploring with them to find the essence of what made this special. I’m of the mind that if someone wants a lifelike photographic image of that special moment or family member or pet, they can hire a photographer to do portraits with a camera. Often copies from photos for a commission will be stilted and bland – the temptation after tracing an image is …

Inspiration from words of artist Helen Frankenthaler

Helen Frankenthaler (1928-2011) shook up the art world in the mid-20th century as she launched an entirely new direction on painting. She was influenced by Jackson Pollock, Franz Kline, David Smith, and Willem and Elaine de Kooning.  To read more on Helen, you can find the information online or better yet, in Issue 43 of The Palette Magazine by Christopher Schink and Skip Lawrence. That back-issue is available for purchase using the link just provided.   “There are no rules. That is how art is born, how breakthroughs happen. Go against the rules or ignore the rules. That is what …

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