The weather was beautiful, neither hot nor cold, and Sardinia continues to impress as a giant state park, with smooth open roads, considerate traffic, friendly people, and excellent food. Apparently it had been raining a lot in the weeks preceding, so the entire country was swathed in wildflowers (especially poppies and lilacs) and greenery. Flowers […]
“Warrior, Left” Mixed Media, paper on canvas, 11″ x 14″ cold wax finish “Warrior Right” Mixed Media, paper on canvas, 11″ x 14″ cold wax finish Watercolor Sketch of warrior Bronzetti These ancient warriors, archers and shield-wielding boxers made of bronze, Bronzetti, are on the march. Time of conception is estimated at 2,700 years ago. […]
“Face of a Bronzetti,” Mixed Media, paper on canvas, 11″ x 14,” cold wax finish “Madonna of Oliena,” Mixed Media, paper on canvas, 11″ x 14,” cold wax finish “Woman of Bronze,” Mixed Media, paper on canvas, 11″ x 14,” cold wax finish Our major search and discovery began on the island of Sardinia where […]
Paris, we made a quick trip to Paris ; this time playing a bit of the tourist, but mostly to drink in the modern art at the Pompidou Center and the newly reopened Picasso Museum. I was experimenting with paper towel mono-prints on an advertisement randomly painting with water colors when the lady and the […]
Overview of art making while traveling. . . August 29th, Grand Lake, Colorado Weight and portability played a big part in material choice, maps, pens, pencils, advertisements, paper towels, whites glue,and small watercolor sets. We traveled by boat, train, car, and plane to Italy, Sardinia, France, and Great Britain. After compiling, categorizing, and editing hundreds […]
The Post Office in Grand Lake A Collage I did a quick sketch of the Grand Lake Post Office and completed a small ( 5″x7″) collage with tissues, ink, pencils blended with alcohol to shape the surrounding Rocky Mountain National Park. This collage is a stimulus for a large painting in my Grand Lake Series.
Reds and Blues A Non-Figurative Abstraction Final Texas Paintings! I poured, brushed, and scraped red and blue water based paints of many shades with random movements and no end result plan. Shapes and lines appeared on a sealed cotton background; depth comes with the many (10+) layers. I see vaguely defined figures perhaps from […]