Monthly Archives: May 2015

Sunset Cliffs @ evening

oil on panel 12″ x 16″ This painting is in honor of my father, Captain R.E. Roxburgh it hangs in the office of the San Diego Fireman’s Relief Association near the Old Mission here in San Diego.

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Sunset Cliffs midday

oil on panel

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the Colliope’s sound

Remembering the smell of the paints, the morning light. Always so many reasons not to paint, but walking into the studio first thing does help focus the day. Wet oils reflecting the light, reminding me to paint.

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Scenic floor design

Most spaces we live in have floors. Stage and film have on set floors and are a unique and important part of a set design. In painting these one tries to use as many tricks to produce as quickly and fun as … Continue reading

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Scenic stenciling

I’ve always loved stenciling, its process is linear but the act itself can be very free. Hand stencils, made by blowing pigment over a hand held against a wall, are found from over 35,000 years ago in Asia and Europe, … Continue reading

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The Old Globe Theater in Balboa Park “Arms and the Man” by George Bernard Shaw

The scenic show-drop is stapled to the paint deck at the Globe’s Tech Center. Painting with brushes on bamboo poles is the best way to go! At the beginning of this year an array of projects presented themselves. Having only so much … Continue reading

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