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Fifty Paintings, More or Less

Fifty Paintings, More or Less

To date, I have finished 50 paintings, more or less. At least five more await completion. A few of these have been languishing years; three, a few months. Others, though, have moved to other homes! Trying to get these framed for a show would be . . . expensive.  So,...

The Painting Adventure Continues

The Painting Adventure Continues

As each painting adventure begins, I have a little talk with myself. My subject  – a painting or photograph  -- by a favorite artist – is usually simple and colorful. I anticipate how it will be. But I have a little chat with myself. It’s not going to look like what I...

Pandemic Painting Chronicles Update

Pandemic Painting Chronicles Update

I wonder if an art book called The Pandemic Painting Chronicles would sell, assuming we go back to writing and selling books. The painting I finished today borrows from Matisse, and my memory of our granddaughter’s first pet, Fin the fish, which liked to jump out of...

Reasons to Keep Painting

Reasons to Keep Painting

From another late-blooming painter and former President, comes  an argument that supports my reasons to keep painting: I wanted to make sure the last chapters of my life were full, and painting, it turns out, has helped occupy not only space but opened my mind....

Yellow Roses and Problems Painting Them

Whatever the florists say they mean, yellow roses have come to mean remembranceto me. I am partial to roses; but, especially yellow roses. Because of happy memories, and melancholy reasons, when I see them, the word celebration pops up. Yellow roses remind me how...

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