Tag Archives: figures

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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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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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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Lost and Adrift

This is the first painting after the loss of my beloved Rocko, I will miss that little dog for the rest of my life.  We grew up and grew old together, he was there for me when no other person … 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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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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