Jonathan’s Dream (London Mist)

Jonathan’s Dream (London Mist)

This is an unusual painting as it is a double dream in a way, based on one of the Rolls-Royce Silver Spurs which I owned for a decade. “Montague,” as I named the gold 1982 Rolls, had the original brown leather interior; the wood door sills needed re-varnishing (which...
The Camera of the Mind

The Camera of the Mind

Although I use a digital camera to record what I think of as “notes” in long shots and close ups, I am a mental camera that stores an infinite amount of data. In my university and college lectures, I used to pretend that I was a camera taking stills, by...
So, Where do You Live?  An Artist’s World

So, Where do You Live? An Artist’s World

Marcel Proust wrote quite a long time ago that various scents would trigger a connection to things in our past…that a particular perfume or fragrance could connect us to a forgotten experience. This is also true of visual “reminders” as well....
Some Thoughts about this “Holy” Place

Some Thoughts about this “Holy” Place

For some reason, I kept thinking of the mid 19th century Hudson River painters these last few days. After all, it was Thomas Cole ( whose panoramic “Voyage of Life” captivated me years ago, and still does), who really made Mt. Desert and Acadia known to...
Throw me a Curve, Jack

Throw me a Curve, Jack

Well, Jack Frost really messed me up more than I thought. If you remember one of the first posts I wrote when I moved down east in June– I was fascinated with the Schoodic rocks. And I was focused on “line.”  Remember the black snake, the black...