The Last Surviving Guitar

At first, I thought this guitar was drowning, but then I realized it was holding its own. Acrylic on canvas, 16 by 20.The Last Survivng Guitar



The farmer’s market has been impossible to resist these last couple of weeks. This fruit was laid out on our counter like this. That’s not really our counter, though. And the fruit has been through a post-impressionist filter of some kind. Acrylic on paper. 18 by 24.P9130046.JPG

I wish I could say this landscape is real, but it’s imaginary–although it’s based on a true story, so to speak. Acrylic on paper, 18 by 24.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

A garden outside the door at an air bnb in Eugene Oregon. The garden was designed by the birds and squirrels. Everything grows in Eugene. The trick, apparently, is to remove what you don’t want.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Dining Room Fruit

The famed painter David Hockney has taken to creating art on his i-pad, so I wanted to try it. This was done with an inexpensive stylus and an even less expensive app called Procreate. People wonder if it’s “freehand.” It is. Digital art does give you affordances that paint or pencils do not. But it presents its unique challenges too.

iPad art