Category Archives: canvas

Summer,LongBoats, and Life…

The hiss of summer is close at hand and the feeling of impending heat is becoming suffocating.  I distinctly remember being cold and wishing for warmth; but it seems a distant faded memory now.  The river has risen and fallen … Continue reading

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LongBoat Blue detail by Cathy Hegman

LongBoat Blue is coming along this week..I am working on a series using the boat as a metaphor for traversing through difficult times in life, it is called my LongBoat Series. In each of these paintings I want to convey … Continue reading

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Surfacing the media

      Working mostly on wood panels and canvas, I only get out the paper when I know I will be painting for myself or possibly as an entry in a show.  I  don’t favor one medium over another … Continue reading

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Jumping into Even…January One

A brand new year and a brand new painting has begun.  I worked through most of the  holiday season and was able to take a more lengthy approach to my work.  All the little monkeys in my head were at … Continue reading

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What a difference a few days and 10 layers makes….Red Deer II and III by Cathy Hegman

Peace Talks is a series I have worked on for several years.  Most if not all the paintings have one or more figurative shapes paired with the three interlocking circles.  There is something very comforting about these paintings for me … Continue reading

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Weight of Balance Party Dress by Cathy Hegman

The final touches are done and it is complete! Weight of Balance Party Dress II 24 x 24 oil on wood Cathy Hegman http://www.cathyhegman.com *All artwork and text included in this blog is copyright protected by Cathy Hegman and should … Continue reading

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Weight of Balance:New Tricks by Cathy Hegman

WEIGHT OF BALANCE: NEW TRICKS A few weeks ago, one of my favorite dogs in the world passed away.  He belonged to my Sister and her family.   He was a Great Dane, named Gary, one of the finest, gentlest, … Continue reading

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Weight of Balance Party Dress a work in progress… by CathyHegman

Weight of Balance Party Dress by Cathy Hegman Oil on wood working in the studio on a new piece… the texture is mesmerizing me…  

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Experimenting in Mixed Media by Cathy Hegman

Beginning stage of the painting detail A Balanced Peace by Cathy Hegman.  Using  mylar, wood, shellac, oil pigments, dry pigments,  dorland’s wax, ink,  and acrylic gel, I am taking mixed media to a new level.  I am always trying to … Continue reading

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I feel terribly lackadaisical about the path of this painting. It feels stagnant and dead to me. This is another painting in progress in my Wall Flowers series, and I am feeling the  need to explore the figure further.  I … Continue reading

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