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The Rains have come…….

On the way into Ross Lake I stopped at the NOCA Fire Office in Marblemount and one of the helicopter pilots showed me a picture he had taken from  over the south end of the lake up toward the Desolation Fire(s).  You can see the plume in the picture.... Here is what it looked like [...]

By |October 25th, 2022|Blog|

Pigeons ( Paintings ) flying

Currently I have two sets of paintings on their way -- three with a commercialcaptain headed to Alaska for fishing season and five with my good friend Mary--who is on her way to a dive trip to Indonesia.   Pictures to follow when the " birds " make it back home...... Wow !  fun......  bruce

By |July 7th, 2022|Blog|

New webcards

 I made up  web cards to give people I meet who want to remember this website.  Here is a picture of my new one using a cowboy hat I painted in Eastern Oregon. And below that is the card I did for my Instagram account:        

By |June 30th, 2022|Blog|

Van Gogh quote

" I can do nothing about it if my paintings don't sell.   The day will come, though, when people will see that they're worth more than the cost of the paint and my subsistence, very meagre, that I put into them. "  Incredibly true in a huge way--- sadly he never lived to see [...]

By |June 26th, 2022|Blog|

South Georgia Photos

The New York Times just published a great article on South Georgia Island with some wonderful pictures: bruce https://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/18/travel/south-georgia-island-recovery.html?searchResultPosition=1

By |April 25th, 2022|Blog|


Well Beth is off on her Camino hike.  She was agreeable to taking all 5 pigeons that I painted for the pilgrimage.  I will post them here and on Instagram as the birds make it back home.......  She is already a saint in my book for putting up with my crazy art form  : ) [...]

By |April 18th, 2022|Blog|

Camino de Santiago

My friend Beth and one of her best friends Heidi are walking the Camino again--this time the whole way.  And they are willing to take some pigeons again.  So I have been busy pondering ideas and trying them out on paper......hope to have four for her to take on the 15th of April. Yahoo !

By |March 25th, 2022|Blog|


Hi there, finally after two years of start and stop construction--- I am moving my art supplies into my new studio.  Yahoo !  Here is my sign which I got up on some shelves today.  It is laser cut from aluminum for me by a boat builder here in town....nice job I thought---he followed my [...]

By |March 11th, 2022|Blog|

Back painting : )

Hi All, I am finally back painting a bit as time permits.  Feels so good. My art building in the backyard should be ready for me by next month. It has taken a huge amount of effort.   Meanwhile a friend was going to Antarctica and so I got busy.  Here is one of an [...]

By |January 20th, 2022|Blog|
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