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Weekly Painting Week 72- Do over Black and White Figure Painting

I had a great teacher, Maria, who told us sometimes when things aren’t working out, turn the painting to the wall and do something else. Sometimes that’s the best thing you can do. 84 more words

Maple Allée at Storm King

A day trip to Storm King Art Center, where nature is the sculpture

I had tears in my eyes the first time I saw the landscape at… 175 more words


Three Ballfields and a Sky

Deciding when to put the brushes down

Just when I wanted to take a mind-clearing walk at the end of an uncomfortably hot August day, the sky over Prospect Park turned crazy with clouds and I had to pause to take exactly one photo with my iPhone. 109 more words


Tidal Pool

Coney Island Mondays: Let’s contemplate jumping in

This dynamic duo is most likely the summer’s final figures/seascape pairing for the season. I’ve created five paintings of the nice people who visit Coney Island, and even though I’m still going once or twice a week, there are several other subjects that I’m longing to get underway on paper. 24 more words


Drybrush It

Happy Saturday, friends! The sun is just starting to set and it is so beautiful outside. We have had a very rainy summer lately, so I am really enjoying any time the sun decides to shine…even if it is when it is setting. 467 more words


A Stop to Take in the Scene

Coney Island Mondays: wish I knew your name

At the end of the beach by Sea Gate there’s nothing to look at except ocean, rocks and far-off land. 203 more words


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