My friend and writer Diane Mettler lives in Eatonville Washington. She's WAY out in the country on a beautiful piece of land that neighbors her parents. Her mom and dad raise cows. These are mom and baby very soon after the little one was born.
This is part of a portrait series that I've been working on. The more pieces I paint with the women and birds occupying the same space the more sense it makes to me. There may be something unsettling about that.....
I'm a painter living in Enumclaw, Washington. It's a small town in the foothills below Mt. Rainier. My sculptor husband and I share 3 studios, a foundry,6 cats, a one-of-a-kind, custom, cast bronze door and cabinet hardware company and 5 beautiful acres of land on which we host a July outdoor sculpture show. "A Painting a Day" seemed a little over the top. Just up my alley. Don't look for any consistency in subject matter. The one sure thing? color!
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