Tag Archives: neighborhood

Frosty Morning, Just Before Sunrise

It looks like this out there this morning. The coldest, frostiest mornings always seem to come in January, right after all the warmth and color of the holiday season. I painted this in January 2012, standing at my window to sketch the basics but finishing from a photo, the light so fleeting. I look at […]

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The Storybook Christmas Eve

It’s the view of the houses behind me on the night of a heavy snowstorm, but if any painting I’ve done ever looked like the classic Christmas Eve scene this one is it. What I said the night I painted it, “If snow is what you’ve got, then snow is what you paint—I’m going to […]

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A Walk to the Grocery Store

Some of my favorite photos ever, from last year on this day. I dropped my car off for inspection at a station just blocks from my house and took a morning walk from there to the grocery store on that dark and foggy morning. The sun rose and the fog lifted as I walked through […]

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Library Avenue in Ink

I carry with me a little pouch of art materials including pencils, gel pens, fountain pens, markers, charcoal and Conte crayons so I’m always ready to capture an image. As a contrast to working in pastel, I love drawing in ink because of the patterns I can make with lines to create shadows and textures, […]

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