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The Process

Making art is a process. Lots of trial and error, mistakes, failures – lots of failures. In watercolour the failures just end up cut into pieces and the backs are used for testing colour mixes. With photography pictures are either … Continue reading

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Art eh.

My New Year’s resolutions are coming along. The first piece of the year has been sold and two more commissions are coming along. This one was the first requested piece, Not much to it, but it was paid for and … Continue reading

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Humour – Ar – Ar

When Lynn was paralyzed I slept on the floor in the living room so if she roused at night I would be there. We got the day rolling around 4:30 or so and on it rolled until I got home … Continue reading

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Just a sketch

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New year new bills

Well the New Year is off to an auspicious start. The van needed to be towed to the dealership today as the ignition switch would no longer turn with the key and neither would the passenger and driver side door … Continue reading

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Drawing to a close

December is drawing to a close and along with it 2016 which on a socio political front might have been a bit fubar but on the home front things are basically good. Yesterday was the fifth anniversary of Lynn’s death … Continue reading

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At least it’s not 8 days a week

Since the end of August – there about – I’ve been working seven on seven over one full time and one part time job. It is tiring but not in the physical sense. Life now is hit the ground running … Continue reading

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Solitary

Just one post in November belies the fact that there were actually things going on. The picture book that was finished in the spring has been submitted to four publishers directly now. That’s after sending it to six agents and … Continue reading

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Removing the I

Who knew that when a New Year’s resolution to make more art was made it would include poetry but it has. Of course I am painting and drawing but of late I have been writing a lot of poetry and … Continue reading

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And then there was one

The Stewart Hall 2017 Art Rental Collection allowed for three entries. The three framed pieces I entered were my three best. Two were rejected but one made it through – this one. To have even one make it my first … Continue reading

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