patti haskins

Red Bluff, Ca., United States

University of Ca,San Jose Ca. and Santa Cruz. / Life Credential, State Of California ,Special Designated Subjects, Art. / Taught Outreach...

Working Artist/teacher . Over the past 40 years I have managed to stay afloat , This journey has brought a certain amount of success and has now become a way of life in good and bad times. I have not lost my passion for the Art. I strive to bring the gift of observation and encourage people to widen their visual experiences through the Art.
I have lived along the west coast mostly, Seattle WA. and Santa Cruz, CA I now make my home in Red Bluff, Ca. Painting and photographing the mountains of Lassen and surrounding ranches and the people who still make their living off the “land of rocks and rattlesnakes”. Patti

  • Age: 80
  • Joined: August 2008

Journal

Blackies Revenge

Blackie is a “dumpee” that came to my house 4 years ago. He had been someones papered pet. I suspect when the realitives put the / “old lady” in a rest home they abused the cat until they dumped him. / He was mean. and would spit and swat if anyone came close. Taking him to the pound was not an option. He was an elegant looking cat / though he only had one tooth ,he…
Posted over 7 years – 1 comments

Blue Collar Santa

When you stand in lines in the Christmas rush you start to people watch for lack of anything else to do . I noticed one particular man with a huge cart brim full of all manner of christmas presents and wrapping paper. It was the Dollar store, your dollar goes a long way here if you play it smart. I noticed the toys and trinkets and the practical house ware gifts as they were shuttled onto the…
Posted over 8 years – 9 comments

Rain of Leaves

Staring out into the November sky, I sit at my art table with coffee mug in hand waiting for inspiration. The sun is in hiding today,that little chill has caught my attention,it will be a good working day . It is the first day I have been alone with my thoughts, drifting back to events I had long ago put away, I try not to dwell on yesterdays and recently decided to only focus on now…
Posted over 8 years – 5 comments

Watching the sky

It was not much of a summer,the fires in the mountains left us here in Northern California choking from the murky smoke,the sun was a distant object . Oh! but the sunsets were the rewards of the day. The sun transformed into a crimson ball hanging over the silhouetted trees . Down to the river banks to soak in the glow of the last rays reflected in the water . Light now gone ,brandy and water…
Posted over 8 years – 2 comments

Member of Groups

desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait
desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait