Update on the trees

  Here are three snapshots showing progress to the final, where none of the wood remains visible, as in the previous landscapes. I also decided against the golden leaves; as I worked the snow the monochrome won. I may do another, more autumnal, with vibrant leaves. Also, these weathered cedar shingles are a bit tricky to work on,… Continue reading Update on the trees

Cedar shake moonscapes & notes on materials

Above is a photo of 2 of 7 of the cedar shake pieces (Apologies for the lo-res and the noise, they are drying on my ‘kinckknacktionary’ resin table. Brooklyn = small apartments) Painting again, oils: three sessions in a week. Feels natural and good (I missed the smell of linseed oil). I’ve been sharing my… Continue reading Cedar shake moonscapes & notes on materials

A farewell to winter

I skipped February altogether here. I'll attempt to make up for that this month. Above is a small painted tripdych I did last month; oil on cedar shingles. We had so little snow this year, such a mild winter. That took none of the enjoyment out of a 6-day trip to Mexico– to the Yucatan… Continue reading A farewell to winter

Work in progress: the bathers

work in progress: graphite and oils on wood cigar box I completed the graphite work and began painting oil glazes on this piece last night. In the background can be seen some of the other items in my collection of panels and pieces for future projects. (The one just next the cigar box is one… Continue reading Work in progress: the bathers