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 [...]

By |2019-12-09T13:52:54-08:00December 9th, 2019|Blog|

A Chapter From Chatwin

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 [...]

By |2019-12-07T19:02:48-08:00December 7th, 2019|Blog|

Bruce Chatwin, Travel Writer

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 [...]

By |2019-11-25T13:23:04-08:00November 25th, 2019|Blog|

Lost ? — I guess

11-20-19  Well the paintings I did for my friend's Iranian trip have not showed up at all and its been about 6 weeks. So unfortunately I suspect they are lost for good.  : (   I remembered this time to take pictures of them before I gave them to Peter to take to Tehran.

By |2019-11-20T11:08:01-08:00November 20th, 2019|Blog|

Back home again

11-09-19  I have been on a road trip to Georgia, South and North Carolina, Kentucky and Tennessee over the last month -- so I have not been adding any posts.  I was hoping when I returned that one or both of the two pigeons that my friend Peter posted in Iran would have made it [...]

By |2019-11-09T19:50:27-08:00November 9th, 2019|Blog|

Not yet

10-7-19  Well, my pigeons from Iran are not back yet...... but I did finish another Surfing painting for the country of Motu.  This one is a distant view of a surfer coming out of a tube......  

By |2019-10-07T17:21:10-07:00October 7th, 2019|Blog|

A classmate’s husband

09-27-19  I went to my 50th high school class reunion last weekend.  There I met a classmate Janet whose husband accidentally learned about my paintings.  His name is Robby Rudine a.k.a. Dogfish and he does stamp art as well !  He calls his outfit the nation of Tui Tui.  Very cool and  in fact he [...]

By |2019-10-01T08:18:22-07:00September 27th, 2019|Blog|

Paintings to Iran

09-11-19  A friend of mine, Peter, is headed to Iran today for a tour. He agreed to take a couple of pigeons and so I worked real hard yesterday and into the night to get 2 done.  I met him this morning at his house and he got my ziplock packet.  Yahoo !

By |2019-09-11T18:15:57-07:00September 11th, 2019|Blog|

Polar Bear

8-30-19   As promised -- here is a shot of the 4th pigeon.  Not sure why the legal stamp was applied upside down ?  Perhaps to signal the plight of the polar bears with global warming......

By |2019-08-30T21:41:54-07:00August 30th, 2019|Blog|

Greenland Pigeon

Hi all -- the 4th and final pigeon made it back while I was on vacation.  It is of a polar bear.  Will post an image soon.

By |2019-08-29T16:29:47-07:00August 29th, 2019|Blog|