cleaning the studio...

...and other adventures in art

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...

freehand: a drawing show

I am excited to be a part of this beautiful exhibition.  We have a reception this Sunday, May 17, from 4:30-6:30.  Please join us!

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...

talisman

I don’t normally engage in magical thinking, but I do believe in the power of art. I needed a talisman, for personal reasons, so I edited my two recent large landscape drawings to add doors to the buildings. I felt that I need an entrance to that stark world....

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...