Painting Moonlight

Night landscapes aren’t as common as daylight ones for obvious reasons. I love them. There is something borderless about paintings of the night sky. Sharp edges tend to destroy the illusion. Silhouettes and shadows meld into one by moonlight. Moonlight on the Bruges Canal by Charles Warren Eaton. A beautiful tonalist work. Lisière de Bois by Jean-Baptiste-CamilleContinue reading “Painting Moonlight”

Treasures – Art Studio Moments

A lot has changed in a few short months. The most obvious change may be that my website is redesigned and now has an integrated store where my paintings can be purchased. I feel very good about it. It was time to clean things up. I’m learning more about wordpress, SEO and optimizing art portfolioContinue reading “Treasures – Art Studio Moments”

Woolworth Walk – Asheville Art

I had a hometown friend visiting me in Asheville last week. Even though I was working everyday I did my best to show him around town. One of the spots I walked him through was Woolworth Walk, the art and craft gallery/old fashioned soda fountain. I’m guilty of speed browsing these type of group galleries, butContinue reading “Woolworth Walk – Asheville Art”

Art in Asheville – ALLIGOODART

My plan for a while has been to blog about local art I find in Asheville, and not just from white walled exhibitions. There is a lot going on here. Most businesses seem to try to incorporate local art into their decor. Below are some pieces I’ve seen on display at Harvest Records, a local indieContinue reading “Art in Asheville – ALLIGOODART”

The skeleton follows me – young author’s aware

I went to a wonderful grade school, Garrettford Elementary, in Drexel Hill, PA, that focused on creative activities for their students from the visual arts to music. Every year and for every grade our school district held the Young Author’s Award competition, where children focused on creative writing and coming up with their own stories.Continue reading “The skeleton follows me – young author’s aware”

Burnished Vignettes – Contemporary Inspiration

Contemporary Art and Inspiration: The works of artists Chrystal Chan, Sam Wolfe Connelly, Roberto Ferri, Allison Sommers and Denis Forkas.

They remind me just a bit of looking into a miniature diorama, a view finder, all a scene of a single piece of work or play. They all also seem to share a similar balance of warm and cold golden browns.