Category Archives: painting

Hillside with blue sky

A view looking south along the foothills of Mt. Woodson. Oils on panel 9″ x 12″

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Memory and travel

Memory visualization has many forms, making a painting is one of them. The experience of movement across a landscape and then recalling that moment can create a vivid memory. The details may become abstracted as one recalls the scene and the image reflects again … Continue reading

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Vineyard in late afternoon

oil on panel 9″ x 12″ Looking west across the landscape at Black Rabbit Vineyards in Oregon, on a cool afternoon.

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Don Porcella @ Parsonage Museum

  When I first heard about Don Porcella’s exhibit I was definitely intrigued, I knew I had to see this art in person. On first entering the exhibit space I was struck by the exuberance and playful invention of his artwork. … Continue reading

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An afternoon light

Oil on panel 9″ x 12″ Looking west towards Mt. Woodson one can see the relationship of forms in nature.

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Uneeda Biscuit, and other Ghost signs

We’ve all seen these mysterious and wonderful signs in our daily landscape. As most of the products and information these signs represented are long gone, one can now see them as a different kind of art, as was their beginning. * Ghost … Continue reading

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Ship on an apricot sky

One of the actions in creating a painting is simply having fun. Having a sense of control and at the same time an abandon to one’s intuitive imagination. “It is necessary to mark the greater from the lesser truth: namely the … Continue reading

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