Charles E. Burchfield in his own words
Sunday, December 16, 2012
It was impossible for me to do straight camouflage - I had to have a poetic idea back of my designs - Once it was winds & rocks in Pine Hollow.
Saturday, December 15, 2012
On Monday — Dec. 15 — I started the painting of “Christmas night”
Friday, December 14, 2012
-Snowy Owl-Take the stuffed /owl out to a woods & /make painting there – / (where birch trees are)
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Thoughts enroute (sic):The stump picture. The stump burning reds & hot yellows & browns in hot august sunshine –
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Draw - Draw - Draw with paint -
From a folder titled SPRING - WIND - FANTASY - MOOD in the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Give yourself up entirely to nature let nature woo you - Go out with no preconceived ideas Be alone with God
Monday, December 10, 2012
You cannot grow unless you try things beyond your powers.
Sunday, December 9, 2012
Now that all the excitement is over (both during and after the opening) Bertha and I want you to know how wonderful it was for us from beginning to end.
Saturday, December 8, 2012
I think these years of repression, during my earlier career, fastened upon me a habit of reticence that clings to me now, even when I am with completely sympathetic people.
Friday, December 7, 2012
P.M. Philharmonic concert - In the intermission, news of Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), The Philippines, Hong Kong etc -Impossible to take in its significance at once) -