For weeks now at my house, it’s all about bread-baking, Netflix time and redecorating. The big comforts during troubles times: eating carbs, while being told a story, while being in beauty is nourishing, nurturing and comforting since, like, the Beginning. If you are refreshing, rearranging, re-painting your home place through this pandemic time, you are … More Zoom.
Sometimes it’s do-able to design directly on the wall. For groupings, I find it’s best to lay it all out on a floor. Try several possible setups. Take photos before you move each design. Measure the spaces in between……
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Have I mentioned how saving a few marriages and partnerships has become part of my work as a color consultant? When I first started working in this arena, 750+ projects ago, I noticed how my female clients could join me in seeing the slightest, tiniest differences in shades of color – especially whites. They are … More Mars, Venus, and Color
Deep secrets of art making to be revealed on Saturday, Jan. 25th 1-2pm at Gallery on Park, Swarthmore, PA. Everyone is welcome to attend my gallery talk. … More Gallery Talk in Swarthmore
The Spirit of Place. A solo exhibition of my work at the Norristown Arts Building now til November 29th, 2019. It’s a big show. My biggest ever. Nineteen paintings on canvas and paper. The Norristown Arts Building has been home to 22 artist studios for 20 years. The galleries are open most days, but it … More Save the Date: Exhibition & Reception 11/16 1-4pm
Art Curators favorite wall colors I hereby dare to add to this article about best wall colors for showing artwork. In my 750+ color consultations in homes and offices in the greater Philadelphia area, I have found that Artwork can take care of itself. White walls, bright walls, deeps and muds — all can support … More Wall Colors For Art Display
You know those great stacking cardboard boxes in which fruits and vegetables are shipped? Well, the other day, as I was fretting about the best way to pack and transport 25 small paintings to the gallery, I was in Costco looking to buy those colorful Cuisinart knives that are on sale when, you guessed it, … More Opening Reception this Friday 3/15, 6-9pm
The BIG NEWS at my end is that in early August of this year, I launched full-on into freelance color consulting. After 3 good years in a part-time position at a Ben Moore Paint & Design store, where I learned so much about housepaint, I left to spare my lovely lungs any more exposure to … More Change is Good.
VACATION HOMES NEED COLOR, TOO! Successful color consultation meetings can be held locally when we have photos, drawings and samples of tile, flooring, and fabrics. Some clients make a walk-through video of their vacation place, but still photos on the computer are fine, too. Email me for cost information to South Jersey Shore locations, the … More Vacation Homes Need Color, too.
Nothing much happens around here on early Monday mornings. But by about 11, the energy picks up: 11:05 a.m.: A mother and her 6-year-old arrive. They’ve bought a new house and they close in two weeks and she has to pick out the colors now because they will only have a weekend to paint before … More Paint Shop Log — pre-Equinox