My studio desk is very messy, from a housekeeping point of view. However, from the perspective of a sketcher, it’s not messy, it’s detailed. From a watercolor stance, it is fairly homogenous. Note to self: Arrange desk so it is visually interesting.
The study I painted the other day reminded me of the brain. I used the same diagonal strokes in the composition below. This time, a solid sphere coalesced. The streaks imply motion. Thus the abstract nature of this painting dissolves into representationalism.
Alfred E. Newman, of Mad Magazine fame had an avocado sapling named ‘Arthur’. A year or so ago, I germinated a couple of avocado pits as well. Here are a couple of my paintings of Arthur as a sprout: Arthur’s Roots, Arthur On His Own, Checking In On Arthur, Arthur Update. This is Arthur today: Arthur has […]
My leaf painting of yesterday (Meditation) reminded me of a couple of other leaves I painted: Originally posted December 21, 2014 (Sidewalk Leaf): and, originally posted December 20, 2014 (Another Leaf):
I write this the night before my kidney stone operation. I saw the doc this morning (5.20.15) and he scheduled me for tomorrow (5.21.15) at 3PM. I was never good at that game ‘Operation’. My hands shook a bit too much. Here’s hoping that my surgeon was better at it than I. The doc told […]