Saturday, June 9, 2012

To Feel The Beauty Of A Line

To feel a line
Drawn over the arc of a hip,
Is to feel the creation
Of beauty.

To feel a line
Portray the curve of a breast,
Is to create sensuality
On a page.

To feel a line
Bowing into the arc of a neck,
Is to be captured
By pure joy.

To feel the beauty of a line
Is to be seized
By a moment
Of absolute delight.


  1. I am seized by your words. Euphoric!

  2. Thank you, Kass. You are my inspiration. Honest!

  3. Thank you, Kass. You are my inspiration. Honest!

  4. can see I REALLY mean that, Kass :-)

  5. Yes, truly. There can never be enough thanks.


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The quote "Art is the only way to run away without leaving home" by Twyla Tharp, best describes the attraction to every part of the painting process for me. Having painted for nearly 25 years intermittently while raising 3 valuable citizens, I took up the endeavor nearly fulltime in 1990. Soaking up art history and technique books, taking workshops with Coleman Cohen, Gifford Nicolaides, Susan Gallagher, Michelle Chrisman, J. K. Drummond, Leo Neufeld, Joe Lorusso. My inspiration is whatever touches my heart. I admire the work of The Boston Women's Artists Guild, the California Impressionists and such contemporary artists as Greg Kreutz, Susan Lyon, Thomas Buechner, Clyde Aspevig. I keep my drawing board occupied with plans for still lifes, floral portraits, and scenes from travels; keeping my enthusiasm vital and fresh.