It has been a while since I last posted a barn on this page. Here are two barns painted with soft pastels about 15 years ago when I felt the need to divide the sky and foreground in stark, geometric patterns.
What began as an attempt to create some storage space for recent paintings soon turned into a major task of re-organizing not one shelf, but the entire storage unit. In the process I uncovered several paintings that had "slipped from my mind" over the years. (that sounds so much better than "forgot".)
Intensely Orange Oil pastel on clay print 14x30"
Storm Clouds pastel 13x25"
Brilliant Trees mixed media 13x25"
All 3 of these paintings are available - price on request.
What is a soul to do in those last few hours of a midnight shift in the ER? The treatment rooms are empty and there is one patient in x-ray, so sleep in not an option. For me the answer was the small sketchbook that never left my side.
It may not be art, but is was the art of surviving.
Over the years I've been asked to paint schools, businesses, houses, and selected landscapes. There have been several unusual requests; unfortunately I do not have a photo of one - a local junk yard that I painted as a surprise gift for the owner. Here are two more: