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Wednesday, November 7, 2018

INSTALL

Installing the artwork for the East Austin Studio Tour yesterday went well.
 
My assistants, Armando and Luna, are strong and young!



WHIRLING and MERMAID IN THE BASEMENT were edited out.

 

Saturday, October 20, 2018

BACK FROM THE PHOTOGRAPHER

Four paintings back from the photographer. One is a repaint and 3 new ones, music related.

 INVITATION TO THE DANCE is fooling around with some palette knife and layers of space, sorta.  This one I call THE FLOWERS ARE SINGING. It has some texture bits, too.











 This is my favorite one so far. Swimming, dancing and playing the piano an Oh! a little red wagon!

Saturday, October 6, 2018

TIES OR QUANTUM MECHANICS

A new painting, almost done but no title yet. I've been doing happy feeling paintings. Something to do with the ribbons. To me its the quantum mechanics or nudges from other planes of "realities."

I named it LIKE MUSIC UPON THE WATER. Sort of Lord Byron (I changed the word 'on' to 'upon').

Here's the practice painting of the dancing animals.


Wednesday, September 19, 2018

RHAPSODY IN BLUE

It's finished. I named it RHAPSODY IN BLUE, thank you, George Gershwin.
54" x 36"












I had trouble with the dancers so I stopped and did a small painting of just the dancers.




12" x 9"
 

Monday, July 30, 2018

FUN! FUN! FUN!....AND SCARY

New painting in progress is so much fun! Drawings, first. At least as big as the canvas.
54" tall by 36" wide.
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Work a bit more and sit
and think. And doodle.
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I don't know what this is exactly. A pump jack and dancers? I can edit later.
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This time I drew on the canvas with vine charcoal.

I don't always draw with charcoal but sometimes I do.
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I took it outside and photographed it by sunlight. It is about the same size but the detail and color is so much better.


I think I will name it ADAGIO.

Sunday, July 29, 2018

BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR

Half of the Gallery Space
I need enough paintings for a one person exhibit at the Dougherty Art Center. My estimate is between 40 and 50 paintings and/or other artworks...like framed drawings. I have about 50 available BUT the works need to relate to each other or to the title somehow.

The Opening Reception for The Tie That Binds will be Thursday, January 16, 2020 from 7 to 9 PM.  Sunset will be at 4:54 PM that day so it will be after dark and who knows about the weather. Could be lovely or cold or stormy. No telling.

Sunday, July 8, 2018

BACKWARDS AND IN HIGH HEELS NEW HOME

It was thrilling to visit my painting BACKWARDS AND IN HIGH HEELS (MOM) in its new home.Beautifully lit.