Tuesday, November 29, 2022

#450 • Hide and Be Sought

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We play with it all summer.  Like a beach ball, we toss it up and over itself while we dance naked around a fire in wild abandonment, having been given permission to be primal and fiercely otherworldly. 

But come fall, we play another game with the moon. We slink through the darkness hiding from and dodging it's daggers of light - avoiding this persistent spy that seeps around the edges of drawn window shades. It's a game of-hide-and-be-sought we now play with the moon. To be caught is to give up to the brightest of white beams for all who can't be seen to see.

The Cool of the Moon • 8" x 8" acrylic framed to 12" x 12" • $275

Monday, November 21, 2022

#449 • Thanksgiving Patchwork Quilt


Colors and the weather have finally cooled off. The greens are disappearing. The ice reappearing. It's a late fall patchwork quilt show for all of those coming home to the coast of Maine this year.

For us up here in the mountains, the snow has taken down that show and replaced it with it's own. I'm not ready to paint that one yet.

Happy Thanksgiving and safe travels out there!

Thanksgiving Patchwork Quilt • 8" x 8" acrylic framed to 12" x 12" • $275

Monday, November 14, 2022

#448 • Trees Gone Bare

In this late fall landscape, now a patchwork of fields, hills and mountains dotted and covered with trees gone bare, I have seen the rational behind the structure of nature - the strength and stability of the old as it stimulates the free abandon of the new.

Monday, November 7, 2022

#447 • Just in Case


I painted this for myself to remember what the full moon looks like just in case it decides to stay eclipsed. It's election time - ya never know. 

Here you go - everything you need to know about tomorrow morning's lunar eclipse. https://moon.nasa.gov/news/185/what-you-need-to-know-about-the-lunar-eclipse/

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

#446 • Flushing Out the Color


The color is ebbing into those deceptive muted and moody hues that most think signify the backside of spectacular. For those of us color hounds however, it is a most intriguing time of year. Like a good challenging who dunnit, we search the landscape, scanning back and forth, up and down - convinced of color there somewhere, knowing that if we blink at just the right time we'll flush it out.

Flushing Out the Color • 8" x 8" acrylic framed to 12" x 12" • $275