Welcome to my art blog, Field Notes, where I share thoughts on my creative process. For the past number of years, it has been my dream-come-true to spend my time working as a painter. This is where I can share some of what I’ve learned and experienced in the process with you!
September 29, 2014
Kathryn Mapes Turner

What it Takes to Paint in Color

As a painter, I am challenged and inspired by the effects of light on all these colors found in nature. Everything is the combination of hue, value and intensity.
June 2, 2014
Kathryn Mapes Turner

Paintings from Photos vs. Life

Weighing in on the debate over a painter's use of photographs vs painting from real life.
January 7, 2014
Kathryn Mapes Turner | Artist | Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Some Favorite Paintings of 2013!

Here, I have gathered a group of paintings from 2013 that are favorites of mine, not because they are the 'best' ones, but because they taught me something important.