Tag: Painting on Paper
Big! Bigger!! Biggest!!!
What a misleading title. But then again, I think these photos are misleading, too. When I look at them, it makes me want to make BIG paintings. Which is kind of interesting, because I NEVER want to make big paintings. But I could see making these big. At least as big as a couch painting. A…
Titles, a Thought Experiment.
Some new drawings with some new titles…
Medium Practice (For Ayni)
This post is for Ayni, who liked my little notebooks and wanted to know if she could buy something and have me send it to the Netherlands. Besides just being a wonderful person, Ayni will always have a place in my heart for introducing me to someone who could ask me “In what medium do…
So, I made these books last month, see? Back when the wisteria was in full bloom here in Bodrum. Here we call it “Mor Salkım” – in other words, “Hanging Purple”. Boy, it was just hanging all over – I even followed Fadime’s advice and made some Wisteria Jam – believe it, or not. I…
It is the time of year where it is warmer outside the house than it is inside the house. Still, it is not quite painting weather (the blessed shade is less blessed in April than in July), so instead of getting back to the Water Paintings (or following up on the urge to begin some…
More long, tall art
As is wont these days, I will begin with full disclosure: These pieces are from last week. Since then, I’ve spent my time on 1. ‘engaging in paid work’ (boring); 2. developing a project (not boring, but definitely more left-brain than studio work); 3. visiting (sometimes I like to do that); and 4. (starting…
Back we are, at Kissebükü. But are we on the shore under the umbrella, or are we on “La Mer”? I had a very hard time with this painting. It just did not know what it wanted to be. As a result, it went through several stages before it was finished (and silly me forgot…
Romantic Beach Scene
Kissebükü. I like that; it sounds like “kisses”. So, this is Kissebükü, with some people. It looked rather romantic to me, so I’m calling this “Romantic Kissebükü”. 70x70cm, oil on paper. Any questions?
Just the Pics, Ma’am
To recap (chronologically, in descending order)… Kissebükü Swimmers at Kissebükü Bathers (Endless Deniz) Beach Girl Drawing Pool
Lord, have mercy it’s hot! I think the heat may be affecting my judgement – I am actually Drawing. Do you think I am Finnish?