Category Archives: drawing

Homemakers….

It is beginning to heat up and summer is in the wind.  I feel the oppressing dread of humidity and heat mixed together with torrid rain storms and tornadoes on the horizon.  Spring is both glorious and petrifying in the … Continue reading

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Looking up…thinking deeply

Constellating Cancer, is the latest in the constellations series that are filling my studio in this hope filled new year.  This particular series at first began mainly as a way to use the figure with animal figures;but as with most … Continue reading

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Telecommuters

    Telecommuters Purple Boat by Cathy Hegman   Telecommuters is a series about our dependency on being connected either symbolically or literally.  We seem to thrive when we are connected to people.  We also seem to panic when we … Continue reading

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Looking more and seeing deeper

When I first began painting the urge to rush through and look for a finish in a piece was my nemesis.  After so many years of living in the paints , I still often find myself wishing I would hurry … Continue reading

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The White Rose

I have been working on this painting for the last few weeks off and on.  I am trying to put more definition in my  figure and less definition in the background. The White Rose 30 x 40 by Cathy Hegman … Continue reading

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Hip, Hip, Hooray….NOT

  I fell on my treadmill last year, and being invincible, I thought it was nothing to worry about.  I just chalked up the pain with walking, to not getting enough exercise; so I walked less and less each day, … Continue reading

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Explorations of subject matter

    The river is high and running, soft brown water edging closer to the top of the bank.  I can hear the soft murmuring of sticks and leaves as they swirl and toss on the surface, glints of summer … Continue reading

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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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