Sketching in St. Ives, UK - Part Two

Sketching in St. Ives, UK - Part Two

Posted: February 21, 2019

Part Two of a Twelve Part weekly posting of sketches created while exploring the UK in 2016, 2017 and 2018.  These sketches are a sneak preview of the techniques I'll be teaching in Wales this May at Chapel Cottage Studio in...

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Sketchbook Story Time No. 7 - The Influence of Adolf Konrad

sketchbook story time Feb 19, 2019
 

Sketchbook Story Time No. 7 - The Influence of Adolf Konrad

A few more glimpses into my heart and mind ...

The stories behind the drawings and paintings in my sketchbooks

a few pages at a time.

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Sketchbook Story Time No. 3 - June 2, 2012 to July 14, 2012

sketchbook story time Feb 19, 2019
 

Sketchbook Story Time No. 3 - June 2, 2012 to July 14, 2012

A few more glimpses into my heart and mind ...

The stories behind the drawings and paintings in my sketchbooks

a few pages at a time.

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Sketching in St. Ives, UK - Part One

Sketching in St. Ives, UK - Part one

Posted: February 14, 2019

As a sneak preview of the techniques I'll be teaching in May of 2019 at Chapel Cottage Studio in Abergavenny. I'm posting examples from my travels in Bristol, London, Abergavenny, Swansea, St. Ives and the little stops between....

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Sketchbook Story Time - No. 2

sketchbook story time Feb 12, 2019
 

Sketchbook Story Time No. 2 - May 25, 2012 to June 2, 2012

A few more glimpses into my heart and mind ...

The stories behind the drawings and paintings in my sketchbooks

a few pages at a time.

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Packing Light - Sleeping Gear

packing light travel Feb 11, 2019

February 11, 2019 - Packing Light - Sleeping Gear

Whether hiking, exploring a city or spending a month or two across the ocean, I am know to be a minimalist packer ... until it's time to return home and I find that the books I've acquired don't fit into my carry on luggage. I haven't mastered...

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Sketchbook Story Time - No. 1

sketchbook story time Feb 05, 2019
 

When viewing paintings on walls of museums, galleries and homes, we see only the artist's resolution of the painting ... the final layer.  What is hidden is the process, the sequence of decisions, corrections and moments of inspired risks. I love seeing the final resolution hung boldly upon...

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Sketching on the train to New York City

 

January 30, 2019

Yesterday I treated myself to meditative sketching instead of drawing train seats, tops of a heads bent over cell phones and luggage rails.

My destination in NYC was the Mapplethorpe exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum.  Fortunately, the Hilma af Klint exhibition is still...

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What is Dala Art?

dala art design Dec 30, 2018

Dala Art is art designed within a circle that has been divided into segments by one continuous line that may or may not cross over itself.  It can be of any size, in any medium, either abstract or representational.  The objects or patterns that fill each segment may be confined within...

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Painting in the dark with dip pen and watercolor

ink pub painting watercolor Dec 12, 2018
 

December 12, 2018

The above clip is from a documentary filmed and edited by my daughter, Nicole, in 2005.  The rest of the documentary is not soooo dark; it's filmed in my studio and in one of the galleries where I had a solo exhibit in 2005.

In 2004, Pat Sonne and I began working together...

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