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A Tale of Two Paintings

A Tale of Two Paintings

Posted by on Mar 21, 2017 in Blog | No Comments

Last week I wrote about the new painting that I started and I wasn’t ready to share an image of it yet. Well I’m really not ready to share it now either, however I thought it clearly captured the ideas that I am working through, so here it is…

Inspiration and Struggle

Inspiration and Struggle

Posted by on Mar 13, 2017 in Blog | No Comments

Friday I went to see the member’s preview of the Matisse/Diebenkorn exhibition at SFMOMA. Wow! Two of my favorite artists side by side, I was in heaven. The show is about the enormous influence Henri Matisse had on Richard Diebenkorn. Diebenkorn was deeply inspired by the works of Matisse both from works he had seen […]

One Becomes Two…

One Becomes Two…

Posted by on Mar 6, 2017 in Blog | No Comments

To be more specific, one panel originally joined with another one panel to become a two-panel painting, Through the Window, described in my Size Matters post. However that one painting has now been separated into two separate paintings. Here’s the story…

Textures of Yosemite

Textures of Yosemite

Posted by on Feb 26, 2017 in Blog | No Comments

Earlier this week I was in Yosemite, followed by a nasty chest cold that knocked me out for a few days, so I am only just now starting to edit my photographs. The thing that seemed to stand out the most for me on this trip was the variety of glorious visual textures we encountered due in part to the variety of weather conditions. We had rain, hail, snow, sun, fog, mist, dramatic clouds and frazil ice (when mist freezes, for example, from a waterfall).

Drum Roll Please…

Drum Roll Please…

Posted by on Feb 16, 2017 in Blog | No Comments

Well the drum roll might just be for me, but if you have been following along and reading my last 3 posts, I am now pleased to present the final version of my triptych. It doesn’t look anything like I thought it might as I was working on it in the early stages, and that is a good thing. It is nice to be surprised by your work.