Category Archives: Style

Morning’s Glory: The Story of This Painting

The story of the painting, Morning’s Glory, by Steve Henderson at Start Your Week with Steve: Flowers are a symbol of hope, beauty, joy, happiness, good wishes, and cheer. We give them to one another on birthdays and anniversaries as an … Continue reading

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White on White: The Story of This Painting

The story of the painting, White on White, by Steve Henderson at Start Your Week with Steve: Years ago, when we were building our house, it was time to paint the walls, and we decided on white. Well, that was … Continue reading

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Phonograph Days: The Story of This Painting

The story of the painting, Phonograph Days, by Steve Henderson at Start Your Week with Steve: Music is an element of the human experience that transcends time and culture, and it is as important to the health of our souls … Continue reading

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Peace: The Story of This Painting

The story of the painting, Peace, by Steve Henderson at Start Your Week with Steve. Wallowa Lake in Joseph, OR, is a place of quiet beauty and awe. In the 19th century, Young Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce Indian … Continue reading

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Reflection: The Story of this Painting

The story of the painting Reflection, by Steve Henderson of Steve Henderson Fine Art: Reflection is a painting of puns and meditation, playfulness and deep thought. A child — small in both age and actual size on the work — is its central … Continue reading

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What You Want, Matters

From Start Your Week with Steve, the free weekly e-mail newsletter of Steve Henderson Fine Art — Steve Says: “One of the things I enjoy most about dealing directly with art collectors and clients is . . . dealing directly with people. Each … Continue reading

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Color Coordination That Doesn’t . . . Coordinate

From Start Your Week with Steve, the free weekly e-mail newsletter of Steve Henderson Fine Art “It’s always good when the person you live with thinks similarly to — or at least not radically different from — the way you … Continue reading

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The Socks from Hell

I have conquered the Socks from Hell. It is not so much that I have subjugated these hand-knitted demons to their knees so much that I have brought them to my feet. Snugly, quietly, they embrace my very soles, and … Continue reading

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Why I Knit

My mother taught me to knit when I was 15. In her day, she said, a woman knit in between romantic relationships. An especially heart wrenching breakup, followed by months of no dates at all,  could result in a complete … Continue reading

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The Grown-Up World of Make Believe

Movies aren’t real. While ostensibly, most grownups agree on this, we frequently don’t act as if we do. It’s not so much that we look over our shoulders for zombies or vampires as that we gaze at our bathroom scales, … Continue reading

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