Category: Inspiration

Late nights and early mornings

If you’ve stopped by it’s should be obvious that this website is due for an upgrade, but I thought I’d do a quick post to say yes I’m still alive and painting. Most of the work in the gallery is from another place in my life…

Possible Down Time

Just to let you know that while we are transferring DNS and domains, the site may go offline for a few days. Hopefully you won’t notice any interruptions. Eat your heart out Manolo Blahnik! These shoes by Van Gogh are truly beautiful. “What’s wrong?” Helmick asked.…

Bluebells

Bluebells , Egg Tempera on Paper; © Jennifer Pohl Every now and then I put a piece back, and later pick it up again to find that it suddenly feels finished. This is one of them; I didn’t want to overwork this little painting, which is…

Hope

One of the poems collected in my sketchbook: Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul And sings the tune without the words And never stops at all And sweetest in the gale is heard; And sore must be the storm That could…

Late nights and early mornings

If you’ve stopped by it’s should be obvious that this website is due for an upgrade, but I thought I’d do a quick post to say yes I’m still alive and painting. Most of the work in the gallery is from another place in my life…

“Please Grow”

I love to look at other people’s gardens, but I don’t think I realized how much peace and joy working in my own could give me, despite all the thorns from the wild roses. And with a little luck, and a few prayers perhaps, dreams can…

Bluebells

Bluebells , Egg Tempera on Paper; © Jennifer Pohl Every now and then I put a piece back, and later pick it up again to find that it suddenly feels finished. This is one of them; I didn’t want to overwork this little painting, which is…

Happy Birthday Baby!

Conor is one year old today, and we are having a little party with family to celebrate. He loves music, playing with his blocks, trying to call the doggy, and laughing (which he spends most of his time doing, especially when watching the Muppets with daddy).…

En plein air

I love the negative spaces in this photo Doug posted on his blog. He came back with some beautiful, almost painterly images. He also managed close ups of birds and squirrels that delighted me. I’m sure he’d rather finish his novel, but I keep telling him…

Illustration Friday: Empty

Empty, Ink on Paper; © Jennifer Pohl The word for this Illustration Friday may have been designed to stimulate a little existential angst this week, but every baby knows that an empty cardboard box is the most fun of all! Breakfast, Oil on Canvas; © Jennifer…