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Decade In Review: Toy Pony From 2010 and 2011

Hi! Just for fun, I thought I would do a mini review of the 2010 to 2019 decade. My idea is to share two paintings a day representing a year each. This is an exercise in contemplation, not so much one of critique. In other words “here is wher…

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My Almost Annual Red And Green Complementary Color Essay

Red and Green Challenge. Every year about Christmas time, I want to write a blog posting about dealing with the complementary colors of red and green in paintings. You see, I find it a challenge to create a painting using red and green. If I’m not careful, the resulting image will look like it ought […]

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Irish Breakfast Tea: Rogue Gallery & Art Center

Greetings! I’m happy to say my painting Irish Breakfast Tea is currently on display at the Rogue Gallery & Art Center, Medford OR, for their Celtic Celebration.  This painting is one of four that I have showing at the gallery.  My other three paintings are from my Still Life With Toy Pony collection and I’ll share […]

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Memory Drawing: An Essay on a Form of Memory Drawing With Examples

Thinking About Memory Drawing. I have been thinking lately about memory drawing. The topic was sparked by one of the books I’ve been reading about drawing by the director of The Arts Student’s League of New York City. The book is “The Visual Language of Drawing” and is by James L. McElhinney and several of […]

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Art Show Presentation, RVM

  About the Video This is a video of an art show presentation I gave on 1 July, 2015 to the residents of the Rogue Valley Manor (RVM).  Location was the Deschutes Gallery, Skyline Plaza Building. In this video, I give the audience a brief outline of my background, including such classical influences as Picasso […]

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Its All Green ~

The Challenge Welcome to a retrospective of paintings in green!  Why?  My friend and artist Ethel Forsberg from Visby, Sweden, challenged me to participate in the “Art Relay Race” on Facebook.   What could be better than flooding facebook with artwork?  Just what is needed.  The Art Relay idea is to post five paintings or pieces […]

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Still Life With Toy Pony – Three Watercolors & A Drawing

Toy Pony Series On day three, its three paintings and a drawing from my “Still Life With Toy Pony” series.  Day three refers to the “three paintings a day for five days” challenge being carried out on Facebook.  Artist and friend Myrna Wacknov invited me to join in on the fun. I chose “Still Life […]

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Watercolor Demonstration

Good news!  I have been invited to give a watercolor painting demonstration to the Josephine County Arts Association (JCAA) in nearby Grants Pass, OR.  The date is 6 February and its coming up soon!  I’m excited; I have never done a painting demonstration before. I will be talking and showing how I design and paint […]

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