Tag Archives: expressionist

Fall paintings

Newest paintings for the week. With more on the way. To purchase after a few more weeks of drying time, see my EShop here. Nocturne. Oil/canvas 27″x31″, 2011. Sycamore Street. Oil/canvas panel 12″x12″, 2011. Clematis. Acrylic/canvas panel  6″x11″, 2011.

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A spring not far off

Sometimes paintings work and sometimes I’m not sure. One thing is for certain, self doubt and fear of failure aren’t useful in the artist’s world. The first painting was inspired from my stay on Galiano Island in 2006, working from … Continue reading

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February paintings

Unlikely inspiration from moss in a parking lot, a neighboring house’s roof and an unexpected surge of energy. …in progress. and the final piece: Moss. Oil and acrylic on canvas panel, 16″x20″. 2011. Red House. Oil on canvas panel, 14″x16″. … Continue reading

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Asparagus season and new paintings

I’ve been eating asparagus out of my garden for the month of April – delectable sauteéd with garlic in risottos or with pasta in my homegrown tomato sauce. A real spring treat. And now the strawberries are coming on, my … Continue reading

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Home for a painting

It’s rare that I see where my work ends up, but my most recent patron was kind enough to send me a photo from her Blackberry. Her living space is perfect for the painting and I’m happy to say that … Continue reading

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Milton Resnick, painting in action.

I discovered this tonight on public TV. Resnick is superb in his evaluation of what makes a painter tick. ‘The first five minutes are the best, after that you’re in trouble’. ‘Artists have ups and downs. If you’re good, you’re … Continue reading

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Holiday sale

I’m offering some new limited edition prints of paintings available from now until the end of December. My professional printer uses a giclée printing process with archival inks guaranteed to be fade resistant for up to 200 years. These vibrant … Continue reading

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Late November paintings

The light is inspiring this time of year. Golden afternoons and crisp evenings. Alizarin, oranges and ochres combine to make stunning contrasts. The foxes live in the border between my property and the houses beyond. I hear them calling each … Continue reading

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Painting to Mary Lou Williams, watching Marshall Ganz

This was once a failed painting, obliterated and now returned to life. Inspiration is spring and Atlanta born Mary Lou Williams’ 1974 ‘Zoning’ CD, on which are two pieces from her ‘Music for Peace’ mass, later called ‘Mary Lou’s Mass’. She’s a … Continue reading

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