A Simple Story of Hospital-ity

The painting is called Gevalia Kaffee, after the coffee company porcelain container.  The Still Life scene is located in the formal dining room of an old Victorian bungalow home we used to own.  The elements tell a story of hospitality – coffee for two, cream and sugar, a rose to add some visual beauty.  You are invited to come sit a spell,Continue reading “A Simple Story of Hospital-ity”

Beauty in Diversity

Heavy metal, a tender-fleshed tomato, soft folded cloth and a shiny wooden handle – all vastly different textures that put together help to make an image more convincing.  As very diverse visual objects work together to achieve a look of realism, so there is great value in very different types of people working together to achieveContinue reading “Beauty in Diversity”