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Expressionism in the Forest, and Mistakes I Should Know Better Than to Make By Now

I sat down at my graphics program yesterday– I’m currently using Gimp with a Wacom tablet, though I rather desperately want to own Corel Painter when I can afford it (and a computer on which it will properly run)– to paint a new abstract piece.   350 more words


Still Life #3: "Eagle Oil Can"

This oil can has been in my life for as long as I can remember and I was excited to use it in this still life series because it would be difficult to do without making it overly sentimental. 93 more words

Still Life #2: "Note Bene"

The brick on top was found in my backyard. It is not the same color as the bricks that make my home and I don’t have a clue where it came from. 284 more words

Still life #1 "Grease Can"

After spending many years living in New York, I moved back to my hometown to care for my aging parents in the home where I grew up. 183 more words

Perfect Day

A perfect day.

1. I really really like the “backs” of these paintings which is good because if I hate the fronts when I finally rip off the protective plastic tomorrow, there’s at least something to put up. 50 more words

Biomorpic Progress Shots

I’ve been busy working on paintings for my solo show in November. Here are some sneaky peeky shots of the progress. I’ll admit it, I have no idea what I’m doing and these are very far off from the initial sketches I did.



The thought was to document the ‘before’ and ‘after’ condition of the desk where I paint. I have  dozens of brushes and they are disposed variously in empty tea canisters, pill bottles and the odd hollowed-out bamboo segment. 54 more words

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