02-21-20 A friend of mine, Cactus, was in Amsterdam and sent me the following picture of windmills on the coast -- it reminded me so much of Donald Evans my hero ( see the tab on this website --> Stamp Art ) and here is a page of Donald's windmill paintings
2-02-20 Cool date ! Anyway here is the new painting from the Islands. As I mentioned in my Instagram post --- it is a tragic but beautiful story. Find it under the Paintings tab @ Skookum - Van Gogh........
01-27-20 My wife and I went to Friday Harbor last week to relax for a few days and give me a chance to do some research for a memorial painting of a patient of mine. Washington State has a system of ferries that get you there....at sunset time they make for a spectacular ride. Friday [...]
Wonderful book this one. Its ~ 280 pages taking each color of an artist's palette and going thru the history of how the color came to be & notable events relating to the color over history. Very readable especially for those who find color --> of the the greatest pleasures in life. [...]
1-3-20 Here is the other new one. My friend Peter may be headed to Australia ( where he grew up ) later this winter which of a course is summer down there......very generous guy and he may be willing to take it with him...
1-2-20 Happy New Year everyone ! My friend Beth took several pigeons on her Camino pilgrimage this summer. The is one that I did not get done in time before she left --- so recently I finished it up. Unusual angle, but its a pilgrim in blue jeans sitting down with their sock rolled down [...]
12-23-19 just finished up 2 pigeons, one I had started for the Camino and one of surfing for Ahzz. Pictures soon..... Merry Christmas and Best of the Season everyone......
12-9-19 Haven't done much painting recently because of traveling and now all the holiday preparations. Hopefully soon. Here is a picture of another one of my artforms -- dominoes. My family and I go to a lake up in the mountains every summer. The resort has a woodshop they let me use and so I [...]
12-7-19 Here is a small paragraph from the chapter about Donald Evans in Chatwin's book: IN February 1972, he packed his watercolours and a stack of perforated papers and flew to Holland where a friend had rented a cottage ' behind the dike ' ( Achterdijk ) near a village not far from Utrecht. Immediately [...]
11-25-19 If you get a chance hunt up a copy of Bruce Chatwin's book What Am I Doing Here. He has a chapter in there reviewing Eisenhart's book I mentioned in my chapter on Stamp Art i.e The World of Donald Evans. My copy puts it at page 263. Very nicely written. Wonderful to read [...]