Ove the Labor Day weekend, I had two paintings that went together to their forever home, in Flagstaff, AZ, and their new owner sent me pics!
I was delighted to have both my submissions accepted into the 5th Annual Skies Art Exhibition with Fusion Art. Of course being a favorite subject of mine, I had to spend a lot of time looking at the other entries! Have a look yourself, there are some stunning paintings and photography in there.
I’ve been posting on Instagram, and sadly neglecting WordPress. Still haven’t found a way to get this to flow into Instagram, once I do, all will be well!
If you ever don’t read the Cloud Appreciation Society newsletter when I repost them, this is the one to read. There is an amazing 10 minute video about what happens high in the atmosphere above electrical storms. It will definitely make me take a longer look at distant storms.
One of the most enjoyable emails I receive is the Cloud Appreciation Society, and here’s the latest. In this there’s a survey to ask if you think there should be a (I assume we’re talking international here) Cloud Appreciation Day. If we can have National Cupcake Eating Day, why not?
I’ve been rather remiss about posting newer works. This one is not-newer enough to have been hanging in the BAI before I got to posting it. I’ve been posting more on Instagram (#skyscapesforthesoul), but would like to post more consistently across platforms. If anyone has a great recommendation for a tool to allow you to do this, I’m all ears. I’ve heard of ‘hootsuite’, but would rather have a one-time purchase than a monthly subscription that they’re asking for.
This Cloud Appreciation Society newsletter has an amazing video included in it! Storms and music. Awesome combination.
I enjoy the Cloud Appreciation Society’s newsletter on a sporadic basis (when it turns up), but I’m also a member of one of the local Cloudspotter groups. Here in the low desert, we don’t get a lot of clouds, but a couple days ago we had some cooler damper weather and I was happy to not only be able to post a beautiful sunrise to the group, but for the fact that it was actually cloudy all day.
I was pleased to be accepted into the Grey Cube Gallery Skies show recently, with my refractured watercolor ‘Crimson Thread’. One of the things I’m enjoying about so many online shows is that it’s really practical for me to enter them! Enjoy the show!
The title of this painting is ‘And Never Leave…’ I’m glad to say that it has found its forever home with one of my favorite collectors!
Dawn off my back porch (there’s a new one every day but few look as good as this one). The poem written for this painting and painted into it is:
To step into a place and just belong
to stand within a sky and to believe
to raise your head, look up and to behold
and never leave, and never leave, and never leave.