Last night I spotted the steers for the first time in over a week. They are definitely gaining weight. Then this morning I did color studies at Nichols Garden Nursery, 1190 Old Salem Road NE, Albany Oregon. http://www.nicolsgardennursery.com. Many of the Albany Painting Enthusiasts enjoyed the cool garden. The flowers were exciting in color and interesting shapes. I am so pleased to discover this gem.
- Diane Widler Wenzel
- The idea for COLOR BRIDGES came from many sources. Portland State College 1962,Professor Frederick Heidel's first painting assignment was to make a grid and explore mixing colors to arrange on the grid to see how they would look. Moving these painted pieces of paper on different backgrounds bring back 4 years of studying painting with Heidel. Each arrangement I have made are like his assignments. They have a goal of basics while allowing the emotions freedom. Another source was Professor Mary MacIntire at Western Washington University who was a member of Fiber Design and I had the honor of photographing for a statement about her process. She used to move around pieces of colored paper to design her fiber works.