Category Archives: painting

My one man show

I’m hung in the local library but not with a noose, ¬†rather it’s my paintings that are hung up.. Fifty-five of them. for two months. It’s the local library, on the upper green, a venerable stone edifice¬†with it’s stained oak … Continue reading

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I am going to try to get some daily discipline in my painting. The easel is right there, set up in the kitchen, in a toasty spot not far from the wood stove. I want to develop that illusiveness in … Continue reading

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Back to the easel…

I’ve agreed to hang paintings in the Town Hall in March. It’s a corridor without much viewing distance. My paintings look pretty pathetic up close, but they slip into a more cohesive whole when seen at a distance. Oh well, … Continue reading

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How to spend a Sunday afternoon

  After a stop at the transfer station (no picture; next time!), I went to the art show and took a shot of my three paintings: Only one more sale; it doesn’t seem that much will sell. I find it … Continue reading

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Art show

I wasn’t sure about putting my paintings in this show, but I did submit three. At the opening, someone asked to meet me, and she told me my larger landscape was the best piece in the entire show. She is … Continue reading

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Projects, projects

  The cold and snow make me hunker down, glad to be in the not-so-warm (unless one is quite near the wood stove) house . We’re burning wood from the second pile; it’s punkier and wouldn’t last ’til next year, … Continue reading

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I actually put some effort into the framing this week; what in the world got into me! I got the four pieces that needed the finicky gold fillet on the mats done; the mirror that didn’t quite fit the frame … Continue reading

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Food and Fiber

I have been busy making use of the season’s bounty: B and B pickles, plum jam and oriental plum sauce, and two chutneys. I think I am done; the farmer’s stand closed today. Unless my grapes come in in irresistible … Continue reading

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What’s up up here

My plum trees have been super productive; many have been eaten and I have made plum jam, oriental plum sauce, and two types of plum chutney. The last of them are ripening this week: I haven’t tended my flower gardens … Continue reading

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