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A Favorite Path

Late August, Prospect Park

This is one of the quieter places in the park with lots of nooks and crannys to explore. Sometimes it all comes together in one composition: the shadows, the perfect sky, the unsuspecting mini-people, a glimpse of the Picnic House—and there’s the painting. 9 more words


Almost Sunset, August 28

You can turn sixty—
Some towns that is old. But no,
New York keeps it fun.

August 2014
Arches cold press, 300 lb, 10.25″ x 14″


Travelogue: Santorini 106

Wonder who lives here?

Just a beautiful scene from the Mediterranean. The waterfront and cliffs of Santorini are so dramatic—how does one take it all in? 97 more words


The Vault of the Sky

What shape is the sky? As landscape painters we must remember that the sky is not a flat plane in the distance, but a vault which arches up toward and over the viewer’s head. 177 more words


Something in the post..........and something rich and strange


This is rather nice, an old lemon has been accepted for the Annual Open Exhibition of the Society for Graphic Fine Art in London. It’s a sketch in ink and wash I did last autumn after taking lovely aunt for a jaunt to the coast at Shoreham in Sussex; it was a very stressful time as lovely aunt was becoming quite ill by that stage but she still enjoyed herself and pottered around the market entranced by the best stalls. 105 more words

Water Colour

Weekly Painting Week 48 Silver Surfer in Monochrome Oil Painting

This monochrome painting came out a little too “mono”. The pthalo blue and white worked for about everything, but a little more contrast did the trick- pthalo turquoise behind the figure made it stand out. 72 more words

Weekly Painting

Coney Island Mondays: The Sky Reflects

One year later…

Unless it is raining, it doesn’t take much for us to hop on the F train and get to Coney Island in under 25 minutes. 218 more words