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Sketching in oils - thinking man

Thinking-man stick art Expressionless. Elbow-Knee. Peers pensive. lovely. The good news is that I only occasionally name my paintings. The bad news is I am doing so in Haiku. This was an...

Life, Art, & #Haiku

Opera Housetop comments

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I can’t explain the inspiration behind this, nor do I quite understand it. I’ll just be grateful for the muse. This is a 16×20 oil on canvas, The ladies feel like they are the last ones at the Opera house …

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Be Lighttop comments

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Based on an impressionist painting I encountered, it’s a gift for my niece. A gentle prayer: In darkness, be light. You are everything you need. So shine bright and true.

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cats

Furry faces peek Out from under my blanket And attack my feet   and   We got a girl cat We named her honey muffin turns out she’s a he.

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moon

I’d give you the moon just to see you smile, my love. Unconditional.   Or   “Are aliens real?” “I dont know, son, but perhaps.” “I hope they have fangs.”

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Campsite sunset

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In Maine, a tent site next to a lake, and a sunset family row. 36×36 oil on canvas. Sold.

 

Snow fox. (now you tree it, now you don’t)

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The young fox pauses Greeting an evening snowfall Delighted, tastes air One of the joys of oils is your ability to revisit the landscape in your painting. In my first iteration, I was convinced that the lone fox couldn’t hold …

 

Room with a view

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I have a view out my bedroom window of the sunrise over a hill, through the trees. Each day greets me with a rainbow. It’s amazing. Inspired by the morning doves and the sunrise is a series of 36 in …

 

Abstracts come in threes

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I don’t typically think in abstracts. It’s actually the opposite. I grab on to an image’s detail, expression, or a feeling and that becomes the focus of a piece. For a month now, I’ve been pulled to these ideas of …

 

Poor Penney

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We lost a family member this week. Suddenly. Penney was a great pet, and much loved by all. She thought she was queen, and maybe she was right. Here’s a small oil on canvas tribute to Penney, queen of the …

 

Dancing lady

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Hearing her drummer. Unyielding, present, joyous. Answering the call.

 
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