Blog, New Pictures and Words
This is where I share thoughts and musings about new paintings, work from sketchbooks, and other things related.
Often, just before starting a painting, I ask myself: "How would you do this if you knew it were going to be your last? Would you paint this which you are about to paint? And how would you paint it?" If I can answer yes, I would paint this and I would do it in this...read more
Last summer, my friend Luis A. and I went on a trip together to Soria, in North-Central Spain. This painting was inspired by that place and by our travels there. Soria, a province situated in the autonomous community of Castile and León, is known for its majestic...read more
I began this woodcut, my first, in early December. Block cutting, I soon discovered, is completely absorbing and meditative, pure joy. There’s also a negotiation with the wood. I try to do what I want and she says “No, another way” and so it goes. There’s a give and...read more
[et_pb_row] Diaries are containers for our impressions and memories. They are tactile and physical, we can touch and hold them. When I’m painting or drawing, this tactile, feeling sense is as important to me as the sight sense. I’ve been writing in a diary since...read more
[et_pb_row][et_pb_row] A calm sea , stars in the distance , the flashings of an old lighthouse. The woman. The dog and the boat. One glimpses an incurable nostalgia for a past time, perhaps better, perhaps non-existent, a painful longing which is revealed by the...read more