Fine Art Painter
Martha Honored at Colorado State Capitol with Hanging of Her Paintings
Martha met with her city of Centennial legislative representative Mr.
Teaching Watercolor Batik in Hawai'i
I was honored to teach the technique of Watercolor Batik on Rice Paper to the top art students in the Punahou School's Academy (high school) two weeks ago.
While in Steamboat Springs
While in Steamboat Springs with friends in August, I saw a beautiful humming bird flitter in and out of flowers at the entrance to my friend's home.
I photographed these red ginger while on the Big Island of Hawaii.
Continuing with my series of 10 x 8" paintings, I recently painted this lovely white swan.
Birds of Paradise
Just like my batik of the Red Ginger, this painting was also inspired by the beautiful flora of Hawaii. I have been painting a series of 8 x 10 " and 10 x 8" paintings recently.
An Artist's Guide to Watercolor Batik on Rice Paper
Watercolor Batik: An Artist's Guide to Watercolor Batik on Rice Paper has just been published! It is just what I hoped it would be. Go to: www.watercolorbatik.
Dawn Breaking on the Flatirons
My son, who attends the University of Colorado, Boulder, recently sent me a photograph he took at dawn, from a Boulder County hilltop looking toward the flatirons.
31st Annual All Colorado Art Show
I was recently honored with the "Juror's Choice" Award at this Colorado state show, for my watercolor batik "White Lotus.
I came across this beautiful Heliconia rostrada while in Hawaii recently, while I was in the islands helping one of my sons get settled there, for a new job.
My inspiration for Growing Wild was a small group of wild daisies I found while walking through a field at a Wyoming ranch, after a rainstorm.