THE 2018 KACHESS GATHERING

      Since 1974 or so, our family has loved a gem in the Cascade Mountains that is surprisingly accessible from our truly suburban homes in the Puget Sound area of Washington State. The first years we were often there camping out with very few other campers nearby. The place was four miles down…

Recipes for Tempera Medium

Obliged to the excellent resource site http://www.naturalpigments.com, for extensive technical information of painting, pigments, and conservation,   I am including this list of recipes for different kinds of Tempera media with which to paint on fresco and other surfaces. https://www.naturalpigments.com/artist-materials/cat/art-medium-recipes/post/tempera-emulsion-recipe/   Natural Pigments is moving during the month of November 2018-- expanding their business to my…

Acceptance

SGHolland 2018 I love the concept of "accepted in the Beloved."  This is a little gem out of many in the Bible. Ephesians 1:5-7 New King James Version (NKJV) 5 having predestined us to adoption as sons by Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will, 6 to the praise of the glory of His grace, by which…

baseball figures

There's a player on the Seattle Mariner's team who struck me from the first time I saw him pitch as a person to watch. The Mariners agreed with me -- he pitched his way into being the go-to "closer" for the team-- the one they get in at the very final innings of the game…