Category Archives: Finding Inspiration

Little Free Library

Now here’s a departure….. I had an acquaintance ask if I would accept a commission to paint her Little Free Library Box in a wildflower motif. For a number of reasons, I said yes. I have an upcoming project involving … Continue reading

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Nous sommes de retour de la France!

It’s been awhile since the last post and I’ve got a lot to report! The jet-lag fog is beginning to clear now that we’ve been back from France for over a week and I’ve begun processing the material gathered and … Continue reading

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Waxing Philosophic

I’m sitting here at Hopp’in House for a grandson’s Birthday party. Funny how things just hit you in a moment of revelation. I have been reading Richard Rohr’s “The Naked Now”, saw a piece on CBS Sunday with Matthew McConaughey … Continue reading

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Poetry? What the heck!?!

I have undergone something of a renaissance (small “r”) over the last several months. Cause? It’s subject to debate but it’s real.  As the first poem laments, I used to write all the time. It was an extension of my love … Continue reading

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Sculpture Update

When I was attending the University of Texas at Austin College of Fine Arts a professor would invite a few students to his/her personal studio for pizza and an annual studio clean-up. I’m wishing I was a professor having just … Continue reading

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Work In Progress: Oils and Watercolors

If you’ve been following my posts you know I’ve stated on numerous occasions that I wanted to get back to working in oil. Finally, I can report that I’ve got some projects going! First up is Arezzo Lancer, a 32″H X … Continue reading

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Revisiting Old Material

I was sifting through some older material a few weeks back and came across some images and sketches that, for whatever reason, had been set aside and forgotten.In some cases it’s a matter of getting involved with another project that catches your … Continue reading

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Redfish!

In my recent  Rue Saint Paul post I mentioned a commission. I have been asked to paint a Redfish! As you know, most of my projects are landscapes of one sort or another and the occasional still-life or figurative project. … Continue reading

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Post Christmas Update!

Well, the Christmas Holiday festivities are behind us and it’s back in the studio. Thought I’d do a post to bring everything up to date prior to the new year. I had been working on Guero’s but got interested in … Continue reading

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A Little This, A Litttle That

I’ve got some stuff completed, some pretty far along and some that have just come out of the wash process. There are pieces that are looking good and others that make me wonder if they’re worth the effort. I’ve got a … Continue reading

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