Month: April 2017

Boating season soon

Even though the winter was mild, we are just now at the beginning of the boating season.  The Betty Jane is the middle boat in this photo.  It’s shrink-wrapped like its winter-storage neighbrors.  Shrink wrapping protects the boats during winter storage and, as you can see, it’s commonly done in marinas along Lake Erie in…

Studio journal 4/9/17

The Press, the middle painting, is giving me trouble–the ground is, I mean.  It’s lifeless.  It’s one of two things, so I’ll soon know the cause.  It’s not too bad but it’s frustrating because things go so some much more smoothly when the ground is well behaved.      The ground isn’t the only thing…

Studio journal 4/8/17

I worked on these four paintings today; finishing the two smaller ones.  The finished paintings are part of a series about Colorado, which I started some time ago.  The large painting is also part of a series started some time ago.  It’s the last painting in that series. I wanted to make it look from…