LIFE IS FULL OF SURPRISES

Life is full of surprises…… as we all know, not all of them are chocolate! I am now trying to get used to a “new normal”; it is called Drop Foot, I never heard of these two words before; but it changes your way of life for sure. It is loosing the ability to flex […]

EXPERIMENT

I thought that this set of small paintings about each season that I did during 2016 would be appropriate as we arrived to the end of the year. Which made me think that life gets so busy that we often don’t even see the people living so close to us:our neighbors.

In this newsletter I […]

HOW TO BUY A PAINTING.... my point of view

MY ADVICE ON HOW TO BUY A PAINTING ( From Newsletter: Fall of 2016)

Since the pre-historic times the enjoyment of art is human nature.

Besides the issue of style you want a painting that “calls you” that makes you feel invited to get closer and share its space, just like the company of a […]

OTHER SIDE OF MY ART

 

OTHER SIDE OF MY ART I have written (and painted) How Ideas are Born … “out of this dreamy cloudy collection of feelings”. Besides enjoying my abstracts and more playful paintings, I feel the need to express my feelings about everyday events. I have done several paintings related to this topic, a lot […]

How Ideas are Born

 

HOW IDEAS ARE BORN

 

 

I am working on a series of paintings inspired on my feelings about my journey dealing with health issues over the years. I had mixed feelings about doing this and specially about even mentioning it in a news letter. It is not that I want anyone to […]

WHAT IS ART?

By Patricia Riascos

I think about this all the time.

Understanding art is not easy; it is a language on its own just like music. Usually you hear a popular song and sometimes you have to listen to it several times until it starts to “grow” on you. Then, if you are more serious […]

IT'S FOR YOUR OWN GOOD

Some of us have fond memories of our mom saying those words when we didn’t want to do something that was necessary, and not particularly pleasing.

Well, I am finding myself repeating those exact words. I am preparing myself mentally for yet another hip surgery because I know what it takes; this will be […]

Why I Paint?

 

In a recent art workshop in Colorado one of the topics discussed was to identify the reason WHY, what moved us to paint. And even if we have been doing it for a long time it called for deep reflection.

Are some people more creative than others? Maybe everyone has the capacity and it […]