Archive for May, 2006
At The Alamo 11 x 14 inches Pencil on paper, double white mat, white frame 22 x 26 inches.
Carved stone detail on a window of the main building at The Alamo, San Antonio, Texas.
Lake Cote Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica – 14 x 11 Oil Pastels~ framed, available
This drawing demonstrates how each new work calls for unique style or technique. In such cases as this, it is more about the drawing itself that controls the results, and I follow along intuitively reading and responding to what happens on the page.
Calgary in September 14H x 11W Oil pastels on paper ~ Part of the Paper Places series ~ Available, double white mat and white wood frame, total size 26 x 22 inches. Placed Second in the Paintings category in Plano Art Association’s annual One-Two-Five Show Exhibition in Plano, Texas April 11 – May 8, 2007 I think of pastels to be drawings because no brush is involved, but they are commonly categorized elsewhere as paintings…oh well, if it wins a prize, does it really matter?!
11 x 14 inches Oil Pastels on paper, framed 22 x 26 inches
Impressionistic style using soft, blended technique with the pastels, portrays the feeling of walking in a dry sandy field on a warm Spring day in northern Texas.
14 x 11 inches Oil Pastels on paper, framed size 26 x 22 inches
3 days of sculpting; oil pastels were applied, removed, reapplied and reworked.
During April, chubby spikes of deep red and red-brown clover-like herbs called Scurvy Pea sweep across dry fallow feilds and roadsides in the southern United States. ( Genus Psoralia cuspidata) This scene: Grapevine, Texas.
14 x 11 Oil Pastels on paper
Has white double mat 3″ wide and classic style white wooden frame, total size 26 x 22 inches. Part of the Paper Places series, the poem Essence of Place accompanies each piece in the collection.
This is the first of many drawings or paintings planned on the subject of rock formations. I find driving anywhere preferable to flying because of scenery like this.; the colors and patterns of the landscape in Southern Utah are stunning.