Donna Huyett

Donna Huyett
Donna Huyett

The play of light and shadow washing over a subject is what grabs my attention.  I never know where a subject will take me.

Each medium has its own challenges and rewards; graphite is comfortable and relaxing, while watercolor keeps me on my toes finding the balance of planning steps ahead while keeping the painting fresh and spontaneous.  It’s an incredibly rewarding process. Continue reading “Donna Huyett”

Nancy E. Richards

Nancy Richards
Nancy Richards
Nancy Richards

Through my paintings I hope to convey the wonder and sense of joy that I find in humanity and in the natural world that surrounds us.  I love the vivid colors of alcohol inks, a fluid medium that creates surprising and spontaneous textures and expressions.  I also paint with acrylics, watercolors, gouache, pastels, and oils, selecting the materials that best convey the abstract or representational subjects that interest me.  Pattern and repetition are sometimes enhanced in my mixed media pieces that incorporate printing techniques, painting, and collage elements.  My goal is to engage the viewer in a visual dialogue that encourages and delights.

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Marcia Brennan

Marcia Brennan
Marcia Brennan

My paper mache pieces lean toward humor, whimsy and portraying our local animal neighbors.

I start with an armature of chicken wire, Styrofoam or cardboard boxes and tubes.  Each piece is layered with newspaper, tissue paper and white glue.  After several coats of paint and some attention to the face and eyes, they seem to take on a life of their own, and I’m ready to let them go. Continue reading “Marcia Brennan”