Every day I post a little $200 offering on Instagram (@erinleegafill) for the #artistsupportpledge. Follow me on Instagram to see the daily offerings, and to read the insights into the creation of the painting.
If you pay attention to the craft of painting, the expression will follow. It’s like building a home for your muse. No floor? walls? No roof? Not very inviting.
At Nepenthe, we have long had The Free Box, a place where people have dropped off stuff they no longer need and picked up stuff that others are passing on (think books, kitchen ware, clothing, even furniture.) In Great Britain, Repair Cafes are springing up – places where you can bring something to be fixed,[…]
Monastery Beach – oil on canvas – 11” x 14”
Just off the easel – 30″ x 40″ – oil on canvas
I was born in 1963, in Big Sur, California, and grew up at my family’s restaurant, Nepenthe. I remember so many moments from childhood, like stills from a film. Peeking through the curtains to see everyone dancing down below. Astrology parties with free birthday cake and champagne and dancing under the stars. Beating tin can[…]