About the MotmotExploring the natural world with pencil and paper from high atop a one-story bungalow in the middle of Oklahoma.
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I am Artist in Residence this week at Spring Island Trust in Okatie, SC, drawing and painting birds and sunlit landscapes with palmettos and broad marshes, alligators, live oaks dripping Spanish moss. Wonderful wading birds: tricolored herons, little blues, greens, … Continue reading
On Magazine Street over margaritas and sherry-soaked scallop tacos, a New Orleans friend put it this way: “we are drinking people with a parading problem”. He was talking about his relatively local wheelbarrow parade, but he might have meant the … Continue reading
Life drawing with costumed models can be wonderful. The clothing adds color, texture, interest, even an imagined backstory. Last Monday night’s life drawing session at Oklahoma City University provided two costumed models, light refreshments, and a live guitarist who sat … Continue reading