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Category Archives: Painting
People ask, “What is the artist trying to say?” It beats me. Living artists often give some esoteric reason for their painting, all too often motivated by a desire to be relevant. Dead artists must suffer with academic explanations that … Continue reading
Thankfully we have art to keep us sane in a world of crazy. This last week I have continued to work on my new book “theTravelsketchers Guide to Travel and Sketching, getting ready for the “Shapes, Darks, and Color” Workshop … Continue reading
The teapot in Bath, and a street in Kyoto are both travel sketches yet they do not qualify as urban sketches. The teapot was done on location yet it does not qualify for an urban sketch due to the content. … Continue reading
Washington Park Arboretum is one of the gems of Seattle. I walked along Azalea Way, dazzling colors all around. This old gnarled tree caught my attention.
It’s spring and a young (old) man’s fancy turns to cherry trees! Acrylic on 12×14″ canvas
Never thought that when we went on a walk with our friends in Scotland the land would grab me so. A painting today, another one, of Loch Brora. This is a 12×16 canvas and acrylic.
This has long been on our bucket list, it was worth it. After a bus ride up a steep, curvy mountain road – the drivers must think they are driving sports cars – we hiked up and down this medieval … Continue reading
We stayed 5 nights at Gite le Chat Rouge, an Airbnb in Robion France. Tricia and I would love to come and stay for a month sometime. So I did a painting as a thank you.
After at least 18 months of planning, we leave in 4 days. Hard to believe it is time.