Category Archives: art

Time to call a carpenter

Just a couple of quick notes because I must move on…to Sky Pads 25. I’m running out of room, which is another way to say that sales aren’t keeping up with production. But let’s not go there for the moment. … Continue reading

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Almost ready to go sailing

Almost there, but still not quite. In the meantime, here’s another ink drawing from the archive so I don’t feel like I’m not at least peripherally participating in Inktober…

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Never say die

I wasn’t impressed when I went with the first iteration of lily pads in yellow. It really looked like there was no “there” there. I consoled myself by remembering that this is what often happens on the first pass, even … Continue reading

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Best gallery show ever

Krasl Art Center in St. Joseph, Michigan is a lovely building set on equally lovely grounds. I can’t find even the tiniest nit to pick with its presentation titled “Resiliency” and the reception they held for it on this past … Continue reading

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The age of forgetfulness

In all the busy-ness of the last few weeks I totally forgot I was going to let you in on the (almost) 30-year saga of one of my early paintings. I did Echo Park XI in 1990 as part of … Continue reading

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7-day backup!

Seven days ignoring all WordPress posts. That will put you way behind when you finally get enough of a breather to try to catch up on your reading. And I can’t even remember what all I’ve done since my last … Continue reading

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Jumping ahead (no, not the horsey kind)

The title of this post just came to me out of nowhere, but I had to laugh because it reminded me of what my biggest fault was when I used to jump horses–it was called “jumping ahead” and it meant … Continue reading

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