Thursday, June 27, 2013

Blossoms on Summer St

Blossom 20x20" available at Maine Art (link in upper right of non mobile site)
 Springtime was when I strolled onto Summer St here in Rockland. It was a perfect day weather wise.

Quote: "March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path." Khalil Gibran

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Summer Girls

Summer Girls 24x30 avail 
  This piece, "Summer Girls" started as a sketch last summer and finally found its way to a full sized, organized, contributing member of my little painting society. For about half a year it stayed on my wall with a dark foreground shadow that really seemed to make you look past the figures and not let the background read as land receding into the distance.
 So I asked advice from an Artist friend of mine who has been in the trenches with bad paintings and survived, the response lead me to this composition.  You know who you are, Thanks!
 Sometimes the answer to compositional problems is removing, not adding and definitely not adding details! Happy Summer everyone!

Saturday, June 8, 2013

We Owe

"We Owe Joe" 20x24" is now available at Camden Falls Gallery (link in upper right hand side of blog).
 If you would like to keep up with my summer and day to day painting adventures please check out my Facebook PAGE . I post photos (like below) of my easel/paintings in progress or completed. I will also post where I'm painting some days if you want to come visit or paint with. Thanks for stopping by

Quote "I consider myself a farmer of patterns" Alexander Golizki

Monday, June 3, 2013

Tangerine Dream

Tangerine Dream, 12x12, available
Shapes.. Some are so much more pleasing than others.

Quote: "A beauty is a woman you notice; a charmer is one who notices you." Adlai E. Stevenson