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February paintings and glaciers

I wanted to paint more snow scenes, but we haven’t had enough lately. So this week I resorted to glaciers and memories of travels in Glacier National Park and the Columbia Icefields in the Canadian Rockies, north of Jasper in … Continue reading

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Pink Road in Umbria

I began this painting with brushwork, but ended up slashing at it with a palette knife. Too bad I can’t post the highest resolution here because it’s pretty damned juicy. Photographs helped to document my  walks on mostly unpaved roads, winding … Continue reading

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Voice of Rain

Another new painting from my series based on Walt Whitman poems. THE VOICE OF THE RAIN, Walt Whitman. AND who art thou? said I to the soft-falling shower, Which, strange to tell, gave me an answer, as here translated: I … Continue reading

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January’s tribute to Kate McGarrigle, + new paintings

Kate McGarrigle died of cancer on monday, she was only 63. I discovered the McGarrigle sisters when I bought their debut album, ‘Kate and Anna McGarrigle’ in 1975. One of my favorite songs on that lp, ‘Talk to me of Mendocino’, presaged … Continue reading

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The dazzling days and nights

A break in the cold weather and a few new paintings. The book ‘Neruda’s Garden, an Anthology of Odes’, poetry about nature and his odes to ordinary items informed the title for the painting below. Incandescent Dusk. Oil on canvas panel … Continue reading

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Winter 2010, new paintings

I’ve started a new series of small works, the first of 2010 is based on a Walt Whitman poem, the title a phrase from his “One Hour to Madness and Joy” from his ‘Leaves of Grass’.   ‘O to drink … Continue reading

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Snow sunsets and Christmas eve

The big storm that ravaged the northeast left a lovely two feet in the Brandywine Valley here in southeastern PA. It’s beautiful when dusk rakes across the drifts. Here’s my latest, and I’m working on another small painting of snow … Continue reading

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Winter’s arrival

Our first snow and one of my favorite seasons. It’s cold outside! Time for fleece, hot chocolate and indoor painting. My newest painting, inspired by the weekend’s weather. First Snow, oil on canvas panel 9″x12″ 2009. (sold)  

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Autumn twilight

This is my latest painting and I’m not sure if it’s finished. Another day or two will tell. Dusk has been spectacular here in southeastern PA. The light changes quickly at the end of the day now, but just before … 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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