Typically I paint from photographs but I forgot one today. I borrowed Kathleen's apple and set up a still life with a paint tube and my insulated coffee mug. Kathleen quickly replaced the mug with a small antique glass jar - thank goodness!
impressionist urban painting of downtown Carmel, Indiana looking west from Detour: An American Grill to Bub’s Burgers & Ice Cream and
beyond. “Nightlife” was inspired by the downtown revitalization and
addition of the Carmel Arts & Design District including art galleries,
restaurants, shops, theatres and events. An evening scene is typically filled
with muted grays and earth tones; however, I love bright vivid colors and enjoyed
the challenge of reinterpreting “Nightlife” with a rich, saturated jewel
"Nightlife" was auctioned for the benefit of the Carmel Clay Public Library at the fundraising event, "An Evening with Ted Allen". Ted Allen is host of the Food Network show "Chopped". The evening included appetizers and dinner from Ted's new book, "In My Kitchen".