cleaning the studio...

...and other adventures in art

the photographer and the photographs

RR Jones photographed some of my work the other day, both new pieces as well as older drawings that I had never had photographed.  Here is Ron, photographing something new, amidst the drawings now hanging for Open Studios. And here are a few of the photographs he...

that barn

I’m continuing on with my Iceland landscapes.  I’m not so sure that the original photo needs any interpretation, but perhaps this in-progress painting gives some idea what I’m seeing when I see that barn, and that landscape. It all started with a...

oh iceland

I’m back in Iceland, taking a lot of photos for later use in the studio, as inspiration for drawings and paintings. The horizon line is not as prominent in this one as in some of the other photos I’ve taken (and in all of the drawings), but I like that...

at the barn

I’m still in Iceland, trying to dissect the landscape by considering just small portions of it at a time: the colors and shapes of the pebbles on which I’m walking, the yellow dandelions growing amidst the black volcanic rock. The landscape as a whole...