Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Limitless Horizon

6" x 6" oil on panel

After painting this ocean scene of haze, mist and still water I found my painting finished in a moment of wiping out the upper part.  A momentary flick of the wrist, a swipe with an undignified rag and the deed was done, but it was exactly what this work needed.  The creation of a work of art is so mundane in the processes and yet it continues to be so mysterious in the results.

Monday, July 14, 2008


5 x 5 inches, oil on panel

Sometimes I want to "say something" with my art, sometimes I just want to take pleasure in the textures and forms of my subject - in other words, give myself permission to have a little fun.