Blog Posts Tagged ‘oil painting’

Do You Spark Joy?

24 February 2019

Something tells me that even you will have heard of Marie Kondo, the Japanese tidying-up queen who teaches you how to keep only the things that spark joy. * Will you hang on to that single rank rugby sock that once covered the cherished foot of a lover? * Will you keep the photo that Read more…

Anatomy of a Painting

6 February 2019

Today’s painting may be just a tad eccentric, but that’s nothing new, is it? Blame the current heat wave—it made me dream of fresh sea breezes… As a norm, I don’t like people looking over my shoulder at a work in progress. They see only what’s in front of them, whereas I can see the Read more…

Happy New Year, from Studio Rapp

1 January 2019

Were you tucked safely in bed by 10 pm on New Year’s Eve, like yours truly? Or are you an altogether less boring person and you celebrated way into the wee hours, and in grand style? Do you have a sore head now? (ha ha, I could have told you so) Is your head in Read more…