Author Archives: Sheary

Heading Toward The Border…..

We left Colorado Springs yesterday in sub freezing weather. Our courtyard looked like this: Down NM Hwy 54 south of Carrizozo, we found warmth and Three Rivers Petroglyph BLM Rec Area. Over 21,000 petroglyphs! Ahhhh, the joys of road trip … Continue reading

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“Breaking Surface”

SEVEN sales already, from known friends and unknown supporters of local art! Here are 4 of the SOLD’s! The title of this series, “Breaking Surface,” is the title of a poem by Mark Nepo: Let no one keep you from … Continue reading

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Art Retreat

I went to Madrid, NM last month for a self-designed artist’s retreat.  I registered for Ellen Koment’s “Beyond Beginning, Going Large” 5 day workshop. Yes, I already know and do paint on larger panels. But I have been missing my Alaska … Continue reading

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“Brilliant” Project – Complete!

I added a little more black line calligraphy to the center panels since Day 8’s post. I feel I met my objective of creating a piece that works vertical or horizontal: Here it is displayed with 1/2″ space between the five … Continue reading

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Breaking Surface

Still on hold with “Brilliant,” deciding if it’s done.  Meanwhile,  here are images showing the way I work, painting over paintings… transforming between layers. Here is a 24 x 24″ painting that has been hanging around the studio for at … Continue reading

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“Brilliant” Project – Day 8

After applying india ink calligraphy  with fun abandon, it’s time to get the panels off the table and onto the wall…time for some critical evaluation. Standing back from the 11 panels,  90″ tall. ..I’m pleasantly surprised how much closer the … Continue reading

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“Brilliant” Project – Day 7

  All eleven panels are now scraped and carved! Still a ways to go to achieve  integration, and pretty sure will add darks yet, but loving the depth and mystery the painting is achieving. Sample close ups:   And a … Continue reading

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