Category Archives: gouache

Echinacea with bees

Echaneshia with bees, watercolor, 50×30 in., originally uploaded by ahtravis. I don’t know whether anyone who viewed the Charles Burchfield exhibit at the Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC was inspired to go home and try to duplicate his method for enlarging … Continue reading

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Madonna, horrified by violence

Madonna, horrified by violence, pastel and  gouache, 31x25in., originally uploaded by ahtravis. Painting complete.  Issue still rages.

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Violence, in progress

Violence, in progress, 50×36 in., originally uploaded by ahtravis. The artist’s eye I, like, most mothers, am sickened by violence–violence in my country and the violence done around the world in whatever name, who cares.  Everyday, in the media, we see figures … Continue reading

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Woman at table, in progress, 4/13/09

Woman at table, in progress, 4/13/09, oil on canvas, 36x40in, originally uploaded by ahtravis. From start to……. I am painting in oil again; the weather has moderated and my studio is comfortable enough for me to move away from the heater! … Continue reading

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Chamber music at the Garner Museum

Chamber music at the Garner Museum, gouache, 10×14 in.  originally uploaded by ahtravis. Sources of inspiration–medium I find that a new medium is inspirational.  In the past when I am bereft of my usual supports it helps if I move … Continue reading

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Wednesday morning, no. 3

Wednesday morning, no. 3, gouache, 16×12 in., originally uploaded by ahtravis. Sources of Inspiration–location Several times over the last several years  I have left comfortable, supportive surroundings and moved to new places with little or no dedicated space in which … Continue reading

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