Friday, May 29, 2009


I stopped this painting midway when I had to go back east when my Dad passed away...finished it when I returned..
Oddly enough, I couldn't take an accurate photo of it as every photo turned blue...Only when I put it against the yellow wall with no zoom was the color accurate. Must be some setting on the camera I have yet to understand..Can't crop too close either as it is blurry...Too bad my perfectionist leanings don't extend to this blog.. otherwise the photos I take would be a lot different...Being impatient isn't very helpful either..

Wednesday, May 13, 2009


Avoiding "real" work, I turned to varnishing the small studies. I ended up arranging them on the floor...Lots of old pieces, but seeing them in a new way. Fun for me...

Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Small works, catching up....

When I saw how a friend had framed this small wave, I was amazed at how good it looked....Framed like a precious jewel.. Wish I was committed enough (and wealthy to boot) to frame all of my art...

All oil on board, most 8"x10', the vertical one is 9"x12" .. When I am in between paintings or just don't feel like facing a big canvas, or need to work out some color, or idea or just get something out of my mind, this is where it goes. Occasionally, it may find it's way onto canvas.. but I feel I can experiment small and not waste precious time and/or materials... Sometimes I just have extra paint squeezed out and don't want to waste it..