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Beach Poker

Coney Island Mondays: where two guys hide their cards

A lifeguard standing watch by the rocks provided me with another interesting life-drawing image on the beach. 164 more words


Sir Alfred East- Advice on Painting Skies

Sir Alfred Edward East (1844- 1913), was a British landscape painter whose work was influenced by the French Barbizon painters as well as the rich tradition of British landscape painting in the 19th century transmitted by the twin giants of the genre, Constable and Turner. 322 more words

The Landscape Atelier

Three Angels

My Angel Series is evolving. I’ve been experimenting with darker shades against backdrops of colour for my angel forms, instead of the usual white on colour that I’ve been using to date. 87 more words


Three Visitors

Coney Island at the end by Sea Gate

People-watching on the beach is like attending a life-drawing class where all types of bodies are dressed in shape-revealing, festive clothing. 228 more words


Why "Paint What You See" Is Not Good Advice

“In every object there is inexhaustible meaning; the eye sees in it what the eye brings means of seeing.”


“Paint what you see.”  Has anyone ever told you that? 365 more words

The Landscape Atelier

For now, a drawing

Bike on the Beach

This nice guy parked his bike in front of me while I was sitting on the rocks by Sea Gate at Coney Island. 207 more words


Paper Test

June Dusk at the Philharmonic in the Park

I’ve been taking a lot of walks and taking a lot of photographs and nothing is inspiring me right now. 284 more words