One enduring concept has become clear to me during my years of historical pigment research. The colors used in world cultures throughout the ages are many of the very same pigments. The earth itself over thousands of centuries has created a harmonious palette of archival and readily available colors to create some of the most beautiful [read more]
Lessons from the Pharaoh's Tomb 1
A body of work using pigments from Egyptian antiquity. The paintings all feature imagery, myths, events, colorful stories of gods and goddesses, and Pharaohs dating from 3500 BCE.
Oil Painters of America 19th Annual National Exhibition April 30 – May 30 -2010 Legacy Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona Cleopatra’s Garden 28×22 Oil on Linen © Margret E. Short 2009, OPA. AWA One of 200 paintings selected from 2560 entries. Dedicated to preserving and promoting excellence in representational art, Oil Painters of [read more]
Sunset at Kom Ombo 7×5 Oil on Gold leaf panel © Margret E. Short 2009, OPA. AWA Sold
Feluccas 7×5 Oil on Silver leaf panel © Margret E. Short 2009, OPA. AWA Sold
Felucca Study #4 7×5 Oil on Gold leaf panel © Margret E. Short 2009, OPA. AWA Sold