Archive for December, 2009

The making of a pear.

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

Every so often I like to take a break and relax in the studio. Stop worrying about series and concepts, and just paint.  I’ve been spinning out some little studies of fruit, inspired by the amazing variety and beauty of the produce at our local farmer’s markets.

Red Pear step 1 Red Pear step 2

Red Pear - December

Red Pear, December, oil on canvas, 6″x8″.

Artist Trust benefit auction

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

Artist Trust has selected my painting Dry Farm for their benefit auction on February 20th.  I am delighted to support them: Artist Trust is a wonderful nonprofit which supports Washington state artists directly with informational resources, biz education workshops, and grants.

Dry Farm

Dry Farm, oil, acrylic, and graphite on panel, 11″x19″

Dry Farm Detail x300

Dry Farm (detail)