Great excitement

Posted on January 28, 2024

A full color edition of “The Art of the Inner Journey” is now published. Published in 2011 with over 100 black and white illustrations, it was read and appreciated, but now it has finally come to life with the examples … Continue reading

Hello There!

Posted on November 1, 2023

Curves, Antelope Canyon

Posted on November 1, 2023

edge of winter

Posted on May 24, 2023

Entry for Northwest Pastel Society International Show 2023

Signature award

Posted on May 24, 2023

The Northwest Pastel Society awarded me the Signature Award NPS based on my recent show entries. I am honored.

Pacific northwest Pastel Show 2022

Posted on October 16, 2022

I have two new pieces in this show running from Mid November to January at the Shacke Art Center Everett

Invisible Threads

Posted on October 16, 2022

Invisible Threads has been well received and is now available on Amazon Kindle. here is a new review: “Through the good and the bad, Carpenter Arnett shows remarkable grace, battling with loss, grief, and solitude, while gathering lessons along the … Continue reading

Spirit of Princess Louisa

Posted on February 6, 2022

This painting was done after my first visit to Princess Louisa Inlet to convey the spirit of the place. it is available as a giclee

Legacy of Light`

Posted on February 6, 2022

Arts Alive 2021 This was the theme for Arts Alive 2021 and it prompted me to think about the legacy of light: the scope of the rainbow colors, transparency, depth of field and vision

to light a candle

Posted on February 5, 2022

id=”attachment_1308″ align=”alignleft” width=”500″] The purpose of life is to light a candle in the darkness of mere being During the Covid Crisis I had a dream about these three golden arches with a large candle below and I thought about … Continue reading

clouds are clearing

Posted on February 4, 2021

After a year of Covid restrictions and negativities, clouds are clearing, the sun is breaking through. Think possibilities, Think JOY!

HOPE for a changing world

Posted on May 22, 2020

HOPE for a changing WorldIt is easy to be discouraged when listening to the news, reading of local and global tragedies, hunger, starvation, lack of safe drinking water, hurricanes, droughts, racial hatred, laxity of moral standards, overcrowded prison systems, the … Continue reading