Still Life

fruit Stuck inside by yet another Nor’easter, I decided to look around and make some art. Here is a drawing of some fruit in my dining room. I love making this kind of work where I’m just working on designing a picture. No agenda, just for fun. I posted the other drawings I made on […]

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Colorful Market

Of the many things on my agenda for the next few months, some old projects have been making there way closer to the top. This drawing is a reminder of a few of them, hopefully an omen for things to come. Sometimes what you need is buried right beneath your nose. Looking forward to the […]

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Mangos

Or is it spelled mangoes? Never sure. All I know is, a few years back when I visited St. Thomas with Margaret, her brother’s house had a mango tree behind it. Every morning, we would take our coffee out on to the porch and pull a mango off the tree for breakfast. So heavenly. It’s […]

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nectarines

I don’t usually paint like this, but I really enjoyed slowing down to look, and taking my time putting down layers of color…it was kind of a meditative experience. It’s interesting to see what colors are really there and how your eye interprets them. Happy Thanksgiving everyone. Along with family and friends, I always find […]

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Fruity Rococco

Last weekend I stumbled across the Met Museum’s scrumptuous dinner-table display of courtly Austrian porcelains set with a colorful arrangement of sugarpaste flowers, gilded sugar-mold artichokes, bowls teetering with candy walnuts and apricots and blossoms and lacy sugar-“temples”. I felt like a kid staring at all those goodies, never wishing to touch any of that […]

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