Color Code


Recently, I have been influence by a set of brightly colored pastels which I received as a retirement gift. It has been fun to push the color. As you can see from these studies, I am experimenting with using different palettes for the same subject. It has been liberating. Will be curious to see how […]

Chasing the Light

Morning Lift
10" x 20"

Chasing the Light … that is what we do as artists who are drawn to observing and responding to the landscape as our painting focus. Light is most dramatic when the sun rises and sets, it is filled with delicious contrast dependent on the atmosphere and season. Yet, those perfect moments are fleeting, we must […]

Karole Nicholson: Pastel Perspectives ‑ Past and Present

Called beyond

Karole Nicholson: Pastel Perspectives ‑ Past and Present Solo Exhibit ~ April 11 to May 9, 2015 Opening Reception Saturday April 11 from 7-9PM With last minute details under control, Ellen Cree and I look forward to greeting you this Saturday night at the Next Door Gallery at Happy Hollow Frame Shop, 250 North Main […]

The Next Door Gallery is a treat!

As one of the exhibiting artists at The Next Door Gallery, 250 Main Street in Mansfield, MA, I invite you to stop by and enjoy a visual treat! This is an eclectic exhibition, featuring all media and many styles. In the heart of downtown Mansfield, the Gallery is open Mon-Fri from 10-5PM and Saturday from […]

Photo reference trips!

Okemo Fog

Taking a trip to collect photo reference does not always work out the way you “picture” it will. Take for instance, this weekend’s trip to Vermont. We set out for a 3 day adventure in the Green Mountains. The trip up was lovely, sunny and I was awarded with a few opportunities to pull over […]